The Month Chislev

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

November/December (Ploughing 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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Nisan - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Iyyar - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Sivan - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Tammuz - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Av - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Elul - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Tishri - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Cheshvan - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Chislev - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Tebeth - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Shebat - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Adar - Season, Feasts and Festivals

 

The Sacred Year of Israel

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Overview

Intercalary Month

Latter Rains

Early Rains

The Dry and Hot Seasons

The Cold Season

The Rainy Season

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Overview

Nisan

Iyyar

Sivan

Tammuz

Av

Elul

Tishri

Cheshvan

Chislev

Tebeth

Shebat

Adar

 

 

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