Heshvan

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the second month of the civil year

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We make use of the assignment of the number of days in each month given in Table II, except by making a slight adjustment for the number of days during the months of Kislev and Marcheshvan. For an ordinary regular year of 354 days the assignment is precisely that in Table II.
Table I The number of days to full moon for selected dates for the years 2000-2004 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 January 1 7 25 12 3 22 July 4 28 16 5 25 15 September 21 9 27 20 6 24 Table II The months and the number of days in each for ordinary years and for the leap years Ordinary Year Leap Year Month # of days Month # of days Tishri 30 Tishri 30 Marcheshvan 29 Marcheshvan 29 Kislev 30 Kislev 30 Tebeth 29 Tebeth 29 Shevat 30 Shevat 30 Adar 29 Adar I 30 -- -- Adar II 29 Nisan 30 Nisan 30 Iyar 29 Iyar 29 Sivan 30 Sivan 30 Tammuz 29 Tammuz 29 Ab 30 Ab 30 Elul 29 Elul 29 Total 354 Total 384 Table III The current 303rd 19-Year cycle Ordinal No.
13 B3.10 29 Mesore 24 March 6 Mesore = Kr 9 Year 1 Artaxerxes II = 1 Marcheshvan No.
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.