Chislev

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(Assyro-Babylonian, Kislimu) (30 Days, sometimes 29)

November/December (Plowing and sowing).

Neh 1:1; Zech 7:1; 1 Macc 1:54

9th month of the religious calendar.

3rd month of the civil calendar.

Chislev 1 New Moon

Chislev 25 Feast of Lights, Hanukkah (1 Macc 4:52 ff) 8 days

 

During this month there would be much plowing and sowing of wheat and barley.

 

Note: According to II Maccabees the festival of Hanukkah was celebrated in the same manner as the Feast of Tabernacles, by carrying palm branches and singing songs of praise.

 

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jewishyear_shg.jpg Nisan - Ancient Hebrew Calendar Iyyar - Ancient Hebrew Calendar Sivan - Ancient Hebrew Calendar Tammuz - Ancient Hebrew Calendar Av - Ancient Hebrew Calendar Elul - Ancient Hebrew Calendar Tishri - Ancient Hebrew Calendar Heshvan - Ancient Hebrew Calendar Chislev - Ancient Hebrew Calendar Tebeth - Ancient Hebrew Calendar Shebat - Ancient Hebrew Calendar Adar - Ancient Hebrew Calendar The Jewish Year in Ancient Hebrew History

Nisan

Iyyar

Sivan

Tammuz

Av

Elul

Tishri

Heshvan

Chislev

Tebeth

Shebat

Adar

 

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