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Hebrew calendar

Adar II: But Wait, There’s More!

There’s more time added on to the Hebrew year, and there’s more that Yehovah wants to teach us about this season.  2019 is a leap year on the Hebrew calendar, it has 13 months.  The 13th month is called Adar II.  While the 13th month is not explicitly mentioned in the Bible, the month of Adar or the 12th month, is mentioned eight times in scripture.  Here’s how a leap year works and what these eight scriptures reveal about this season. (more…)


Shevat – A Month of Preparation for the New Year

hebrew calendarThe Hebrew year has 12 months (13 in a leap year).  A Hebrew month starts when the first sliver of the new moon can be seen on the horizon just after sunset.  The month of Shevat usually begins in January on the Gregorian calendar.  It is the 11th month of the year.  So we’re just about through the whole year at this point.

I want to set the context for this month by looking at the new year coming up on the Hebrew calendar, so we can see where we’re headed. (more…)