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the jewish calendar began many centuries before before the Gregorian Calendar.

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The Jewish calendar consists of twelve lunar months. It also keeps in step with the solar year, by adding a thirteenth lunar leap-month seven times every nineteen years. The Gregorian calendar, which sticks to the solar year, ignores the lunar months and does not attempt to keep in step with them.

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The Gregorian Calendar currently uses a Solar correction -- 365.25 days per year, so every fourth year, you add a day -- leap year. The Jewish calendar, more concerned with agriculture, lets the time shift until its about a month off -- then a second month (of Adar) is added. Then there is the Muslim calendar, which ignores all those details -- no correction.

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The Jewish calendar begins three thousand years before the Gregorian calender. :)

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