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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Adar Sheni (Weadar)

The Second, or intercalary, Adar, the thirteenth month of a Jewish embolismic year; it has twenty-nine days and the first Adar has then thirty. Purim is celebrated on the fourteenth of this later month of Adar in embolismic years. An anniversary of a death (Jahrzeit) that has occurred in Adar Sheni is observed in that month in an embolismic year, but otherwise in the first Adar. See CALENDAR.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Adar Sheni (Weadar)'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/a/adar-sheni-weadar.html. 1901.

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