It's simply that the Jewish calendar
is based on a lunar year, which is shorter than a solar year.
Before boarding a flight to New York to address the annual UN General Assembly, Netanyahu issued an open letter to Israelis marking the end of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, the most sacred holiday in the Jewish calendar
When data about the Jewish calendar
and astronomical calculations are factored in, a handful of possible dates result, with Friday April 3, 33 A.
The year 2014 is the next 'sabbatical' or seventh year in the Jewish calendar
, a traditional time to refrain from impacting the earth.
Elisheva Carlebach, Palaces of Time: Jewish Calendar
and Culture in Early Modern Europe.
Meanwhile, Israel limited access to occupied Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque compound Friday for fear of violence on the Muslim weekly day of prayer, which leads directly into Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar
, Israeli police said.
Easter slides and slips around our diaries because the early Christians had problems matching the Jewish calendar
(based on the cycles of the moon) with the Roman calendar (based on the cycles of the sun).
Grant suggested he will not travel for West Ham's crucial visit to fellow strugglers Stoke next Saturday as it falls on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar
The Hammers boss, whose side have yet to break their duck in the Premier League this season, is unlikely to travel to the Potteries on September 18 because it clashes with the Day of Atonement, the holiest date on the Jewish calendar
On Yom Kippur in September 1942, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar
, the Nazis set out to "liquidate" the ghetto - sending men, women and children to the gas chambers.
According to Maimonides, the existence of a Jewish calendar
depends on the existence of certified rabbis.
The result of this miraculous salvation is that from that time on, all Jews must celebrate their deliverance on the 14 and 15 of the month of Adar on the Jewish calendar
The clash occurred hours before the start of Yom Kippur, the solemn "Day of Atonement" which is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar
For those that follow the Jewish religion, today marks Yom Kippur -- the Day of Atonement -- the holiest day on the Jewish calendar
Summary: Israeli police forces fired stun grenades on Sunday to disperse some 150 Palestinians who hurled stones at Jews visiting an Islamic religious site in the Old City before the start of the holiest day in the Jewish calendar