Hebrew Calendar (Explained)

What year is it?

What month is it?

What day is it?

The Hebrew Calendar is different.

Let us explain...

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When Did The Jewish Calendar Start?

The Jewish Calendar started 3761 BC.

Month of The Jewish Calendar In Order

  1. Nisan (March-April)
  2. Iyyar (April-May)
  3. Sivan (May-June)
  4. Tammuz (June-July)
  5. Av (July-August)
  6. Elul (August-September)
  7. Tishrei (September-October)
  8. Heshvan (October-November)
  9. Kislev (November-December)
  10. Tevet (December-January)
  11. Shevat (January-February)
  12. Adar (February-March)

The first month of The Jewish Calendar is Nisan because it says so in The Sefar Torah.

Why Is The Jewish Calendar Different?

The Jewish Calendar is different because it starts from when The World Was Created by G-d

And Jewish Sources say that Moshiach will come by the Jewish Year of 6000, at the latest!

Why Does The Jewish Calendar Start in September?

Well, The Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah) does start in September.

However, The Torah states that Nisan is the first month.

Therefore, The Jewish New Year starts in September, yes. Although the Jewish Calendar actually starts in March - April.

Has The Jewish Calendar Ever Changed?

No. The Jewish Calendar has never changed because it started from when The World Was Created by G-d

How Often Does The Jewish Calendar Add A Month?

The Jewish Calendar has a leap year 7 times in a 19-year cycle and this does infact make the Jewish Calendar a 13 month period during this occurance!

Short and sweet.

Time flies and as you can see on The Jewish Calendar, we must use our time wisely!

Till next time.


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