Free Printable Jewish Calendar 2016
This is a free Hebrew calendar for year 2016 – 5776. It has the Hebrew dates (in English) and Jewish holidays. Add your own photos and important dates to personalize the calendar!
You can either print the Calendar and then add the photos or click on “customize” to use our calendar maker to add the photos before you print. You can also add important dates such as birthdays and anniversaries before printing.
Hebrew Photo Calendar
The Days of the Week according to the Hebrew Calendar
Each day starts from sunset and continues until sunset the next day. For that reason, Jewish people start celebrating a Jewish holiday the evening before. For example, the festive meal for Rosh Hashana will take place the night before Rosh Hashana.
The Hebrew calendar has seven days in each week. The name for each day of the week is simply the day number within the week. For example, Sunday is the first day of the week and is therefore called the “first day”.
The days of the week are as follows:
1st day – Sunday – יום ראשון (Yom Rishon)
2nd day – Monday – יום שני (Yom Sheni)
3rd day – Tuesday – יום שלישי (Yom Shlishi)
4th day – Wednesday – יום רביעי (Yom Re’vi’i)
5th day – Thursday – יום חמישי (Yom Hamishi)
6th day – Friday – יום שישי (Yom Shishi)
7th day – Saturday – יום שבת (Yom Shabbat) – the day of rest/the Sabbath day
The Months of the Year
What is the Hebrew Calendar used for?
- The primary purpose is to determine the dates of the Jewish holidays since they are determined according to the Hebrew calendar.
- It is also used to determine the yahrtzeit date (which is the day to commemorate the death of a relative).
- To determine the daily psalm reading.