Category Archive: Months


The Molad for Tammuz is Wednesday, June 17 at 2:55 am and 6 chalakim. Rosh Hodesh Tammuz is Tuesday evening, June 16th, Wednesday June 17th, and Thursday June 18th. The Fast of the 17th of Tammuz (Shiva Asar B’Tammuz) is actually on the 18th of Tammuz this year. The 17th of Tammuz falls out on […]

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The Molad for Sivan is Monday, May 18, 2015, at 2:11 pm and 5 chalakim. Rosh Hodesh Sivan is Monday evening, May 18th, and Tuesday May 19th. What are Chalakim? Chalakim (חלקים) is plural of the Hebrew word chelek (חלק). A chelek is a part. In this context, a chelek is the smallest unit of […]

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