(In the Jewish calendar) the eighth month of the civil and second of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of April and May.
- May this new month of Iyyar be for all us everywhere a month of increasing light and wisdom in our lives,
- This month falls in the Omer, and the first of Iyyar was the 16th day of Omer.
- Although Yom Hazikaron is normally observed on the 4th of Iyyar, it may be moved earlier or postponed if observance of the holiday would conflict with Shabbat.
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