(In the Jewish calendar) the seventh month of the civil and first of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of March and April.
- An extra month is intercalated every three years, just before the month of Nisan.
- Why, you may ask, is it important to link Nisan and Adar - what is the connection?
- The reality of the Holocaust is commemorated on Holocaust Day, which is observed in Israel on Nisan 27 and elsewhere on April 19 or 20.
From Hebrew nīsān.
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