Re: Clarification of Hebrew date... #general
Rosanne Leeson wrote on 27 aug 2010 in soc.genealogy.jewish:
I am in possession of a small family memento, a 2-inch silver dish inscribedI think 1926.
The 7th month >from Nissan [start of the ecclesiastical year] is Tishrei
even though it is the first month of the civil year.
Because it is the 7th it is called the "Shabbos month".
Then this would be 4 Tishrei 5687.
5687 + 240 - 4000 = 1927
However as this is after! Roshhashone, it must be one common era year earlier:
[5770 starts in 2009 and ends in 2010.]
12 Sept 1926 before sunset.
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