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The Jewish Calendar
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Babylon (Video > The Power of the Word > Babylon > Psalm 137 > Play)

586 BCE (Atlas > 3100 BCE-586 BCE. Zoom in twice for the most comprehensive view of the Babylonian Empire.)

The Jewish Calendar: The Yearly Cycles of Life (Video > The Power of the Word > Babylon > Judean Life in Babylon >Explore Topic > The Jewish Calendar: The Yearly Cycles of Life)

Weeks and Days (Video > The Power of the Word > Babylon > Judean Life in Babylon >Explore Topic > The Jewish Calendar: The Yearly Cycles of Life > Weeks and Days)

Months (Video > The Power of the Word > Babylon > Judean Life in Babylon >Explore Topic > The Jewish Calendar: The Yearly Cycles of Life > Months)

Years (Video > The Power of the Word > Babylon > Judean Life in Babylon >Explore Topic > The Jewish Calendar: The Yearly Cycles of Life > Years)

Festivals (Video > The Power of the Word > Babylon > Judean Life in Babylon >Explore Topic > The Jewish Calendar: The Yearly Cycles of Life > Festivals)

Dates (Video > The Power of the Word > Babylon > Judean Life in Babylon >Explore Topic > The Jewish Calendar: The Yearly Cycles of Life > Dates)

Mishnah Tractate Rosh ha-Shanah 1:1-9 (Timeline > The Shaping of Traditions > 200 CE > Palestine: Mishnah > Codifying the Jewish Calendar. Be sure to click on the hypertexts in the body of the document for a more detailed explanation of the term and how it relates to the holy day.)

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