Pro­duc­ing con­tent on the Web since 1995.


some say­ings of ר‘משבצונה“ל

For many years I have worked hard, and strug­gled with mas­ter­ing virtuous. Now, in addi­tion, I’m work­ing on becom­ing more virtual.
This is an expres­sion of that effort.
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השיבנו ה‘ אליך ונשובה חדש ימינו
כעוד לא היו
* * * * * * *
ומביא גאלה…
לצאצאיהם

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All pho­tographs are by Mark Hurvitz unless they are obvi­ously not (or credit oth­er­wise is given).

The pho­tos in the ban­ner at the top (only a shal­low sliver of a much larger photo) are either from our home or our trav­els and are offered for their beauty alone (though a brain-teaser for me: “Where was that?”).

When

Some sig­nif­i­cant dates:

Sto­ries about these dates will appear in the blog as time per­mits. Most dates listed here use the Gre­go­rian cal­en­dar, though I enjoy using, and liv­ing by, the Hebrew cal­en­dar as much as pos­si­ble. I do this not out of “nation­al­ist” or “parochial” inter­ests, though I’m cer­tain they play some role. Rather, I do this because I like feel­ing both the solar and the lunar cycles in my life.


What time is it?

some clocks

Clock requires Netscape

note: clock runs for 30 sec­onds; it may skip sec­onds; to restart click reload

attrac­tive moon phase animations

Moon Phase

CURRENT MOON


a the­ory on the ori­gin of the seven day week

I’d hoped to find a way to dis­play Swatch Inter­net time here, but have not found the code.

Some use­ful Hebrew cal­en­dar tools on the Web


An Islamic to Chris­t­ian cal­en­dar con­verter. Note that they use “Chris­t­ian” and not “Gre­go­rian”. With the tools above, it’s a two-step process to con­vert a date from the Hebrew cal­en­dar to the Islamic calendar.

© Mark Hurvitz
Last mod­i­fied Tues­day, Octo­ber 6, 2010 (28 Tishre 5771)