Heshvan

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the second month of the civil year

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The tombs of the Matriarch Rachel and of her son, Yosef, had many visitors on the anniversary of the Matriarch's passing on 11 Cheshvan.
WORCESTER - Circle "11 Cheshvan 5769" in your appointment book.
XXV Colloquio ebraico-cristiano di Camaldoli: E tutti salirono al monte del Signore, Isaia 2,2--A Gerusalemme, 31 Ottobre-5 Novembre 2004, 16 Cheshvan-21 Cheshvan 5765," pp.
It is cold now because we live in the month of Cheshvan, which some call Marcheshvan because it is the beginning of bitterness, and mar means bitter.
The civil year consists of twelve lunar months--Tishri, Cheshvan, Kislev, Tebet, Shebat, Adar, Nisan, Iyar, Sivan, Tammuz, Ab, and Elul--which are alternately 29 and 30 days.