A Time for Every Purpose continues the series of collections of Eliezer Segal’s witty, insightful and informative articles on the Jewish sacred calendar that originally appeared in his “From the Sources” column in the Calgary Jewish Free Press between 2011 and 2015. As always, the author strives to maintain a balance between accurate scholarship and entertaining readability in his pithy chapters.
The Gregorian Calendar is a freak of culture: chaotic, unnatural and split, with separate year and week cycles. After discussing the basics of a systematic calendar the Quaternary Metric Calendar is presented instead, with dates and names. (Sorry, metric is not decimal!) This one-cycle calendar is perpetual in itself. In 53 images it is shown what a Metric diary, good for any year, may look like.
Everyday Holiday. A Jewish Calendar of Events and Observances. Largest Jewish Calendar Ever Assembled. More than 2000 Jewish events. Holidays - Biblical - History. Hundreds of Rabbinic Yarzheits. Modern Celebrities and Sports Figures. Because Every Day Is a Special Day on the Jewish Calendar.
This book introduces relatively widespread world religions. They are presented in a very concise manner and without any commentary. The purpose of the book is to give at least rough information about religious teachings.
Are you a teacher, instructor, or educator? Amazing Days by Joan O'Callaghan (Carrick Publishing 2014) is a must-read for you! Filled with wonderful, fun facts, recommended reads and classroom activities, this exceptional guide is designed to offer your students a fresh look at the calendar.
Joan O’Callaghan is a recipient of the Golden Apple Award from Queen’s University Faculty of Education.
No matter where we hail from or where we have chosen to live, we long-term expatriates tend to kid ourselves that we are men of the world. Without the benefit of a local education, however, we will always be at a disadvantage compared to that tiny first-grader who lives next door. In this essay, a Taiwanese pop song inspires me to remedy one of the many gaps in my own knowledge.
Learn how to use your calendar to create a more structured day, scheduling time for both work and play. Whether you need help finding more time for your personal life or your work life, this book will show you what to put on your calendar and how to plan your days based on what is really important in your life.