Mathematics of the Jewish Calendar

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Mathematics of the Jewish Calendar

This book is concerned with the mathematical aspects of the current Jewish calendar. It only discusses the religious aspects and the history insofar as these are needed to explain the mathematics.


Contents
  1. Basic principles 100% developed
  2. The 19 year cycle 100% developed
  3. The lengths of the months 100% developed
  4. The calculation of the Molad 100% developed
  5. The four postponements of the New Year 100% developed
  6. The fourteen types of year 100% developed
  7. The main festivals and fasts 100% developed
  8. Minor fasts 100% developed
  9. Special Shabbats 100% developed
  10. The Annual Cycle of Torah Readings 100% developed
  11. The Atbash 100% developed
  12. The prayer for rain and the blessing of the sun 100% developed
  13. The sixty-one types of cycle 100% developed
  14. Anniversaries 100% developed
  15. Gauss' Formula for the Date of Pesach 100% developed
  16. Slonimsky's Formula for the Year Type 100% developed
  17. The recurrence period of the calendar 100% developed
  18. Long-term data on the calendar 100% developed
  19. The long-term accuracy of the calendar 100% developed
  20. Further reading 100% developed