month of the Jewish calendar
after Adar; Passover month; Seder month; Jewish month; Seventh
once a year
is the first month of the ecclesiastical year and the seventh
month (eighth, in leap year) of the civil year on the Hebrew
calendar. The name of the month is Babylonian; in the Torah it is
called the month of the Aviv, referring to a stage in the
ripening of barley which occurs during the month. It is a spring
month of 30 days. Nisan usually falls in March–April on the
Gregorian calendar. In the Book of Esther in the Tanakh it is
referred to as Nisan.
and observances in Nisan
Nisan - Fast of the Firstborn - on 12 Nisan when the 14th falls
Nisan - Passover - also the 22 Nisan outside of Israel.
Nisan - Yom HaShoah - on 26 Nisan or 28 Nisan when the 27th falls
on Friday or Sunday respectively, interfering with Shabbat.
at half mast at sundown on Yom HaShoah
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