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This article was published on May 14, 2014

Google Calendar can now show Hebrew calendar dates alongside Gregorian equivalents

Google Calendar can now show Hebrew calendar dates alongside Gregorian equivalents
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Following the addition of the Persian calendar early this year, Google Calendar today gained support for the Hebrew calendar. As a result, you can now display Hebrew dates alongside Gregorian ones:

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To enable the Hebrew calendar, go into Settings, click on the General tab, and select it as an Alternate calendar. The Hebrew calendar is lunisolar, meaning it bases its months on lunar cycles and its years on solar cycles.

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