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  Adar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Adar (אֲדָר, Standard Hebrew Adar, Tiberian Hebrew ʾĂḏār: from Akkadian adaru) is the sixth month of the religious year and the twelfth month of the civil year on the Hebrew calendar.
In leap years, it is preceded by a 30-day intercalary month named Adar Alef, Adar Rishon or Adar I and it is then itself called Adar Bet, Adar Shenei or Adar II.
Occasionally instead of Adar I and Adar II, "Adar" and "Veadar" are used.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Veadar   (110 words)

 Adar Rishon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Others say: the first Adar is the "Nun" within the "Qopf", the tree that the monkey climbs; the second Adar is the monkey itself.
Adar Rishon is about the Prophecy of every Jew to add to the the Torah when there is no Moshe Rabbeinu around telling us what to do or even how to do it.
Adar Rishon, the Redemption is waiting a whole extra month, yet we are fixing the sin of the Golden Calf with Clear Prophecy.
www.rebshlomo.org /months/adar1.html   (1460 words)

 Adar from WUJS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Adar is the sixth month of the year in the Hebrew calendar.
The 7th of Adar is said to be the day of both the birth and death of Moses, the greatest prophet and leader of the Jewish people.
Purim falls on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar, in all cities of the world except for walled cities within Israel, when it falls on the 15th of Adar, and is known as Shushan Purim.
www.wujs.org.il /activist/learning/months/adar.shtml   (551 words)

 JCC Association's Early Childhood Curriculum Project 'This New Month' - Adar II 5765   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The name "Adar" itself, like all the other names for the Jewish months we use today, is the Babylonian name for the month which was adopted by the Jewish people during their exile in Babylon between the First Temple period and the rebuilding of the Second Temple.
Thus, Adar, at one level, remains "the twelfth month," and at another, "the sixth month," and the heroine of the Book of Esther has two names-her Jewish name "Hadassah," and "Esther" the Persian name by which she will be known in Achashverosh's court.
Adar's sign of the zodiac in Adar Sheini continues to be dagim ("fish"-in the plural.) The motif of Jewish survival makes its appearance not only in the sign of the zodiac that symbolizes Adar but also in the events of the month itself.
www.jccathisnewmonth.org /5765/Adar/adar.asp   (701 words)

 Wheaton College: Admission: Adar Cohen
Adar's proposal for an independent major in conflict mediation was just accepted.
Adar I got applications from a bundle of schools, and was ready to apply to several.
Adar I'd like to be pursuing the resolution of conflict at the international or interpersonal level.
www.wheatonma.edu /Admission/Profiles/AdarCohen.html   (1181 words)

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Consequently, the Tosefta rules that it is applicable to the fourteenth of Adar Alef which is officially considered the fourteenth of Adar.
The Fourteenth of Adar as a Holiday Moreover, it is possible to accept the Mordechai's claim that the prohibition banning fasts and eulogies based on Megillat Ta'anit was totally canceled even with respect to Purim, but nevertheless conclude that the prohibition banning eulogies and fasts is still calendar-oriented.
Summary: The first issue that has to be resolved with regard to Adar Alef, is whether the term "Adar" is merely being utilized as a convenient title or it actually is considered as the month of Adar.
www.vbm-torah.org /archive/halak57/17adar1.doc   (2187 words)

 Mid-Atlantic RESAC High Resolution Imagery for Resource Management: ADAR
Each frame of the ADAR imagery is a rectangle of approximately 900 meters by 1300 meters.
A useful advantage of the ADAR imagery is that the spectral ranges collected are virtually identical to that of Landsat TM.
Similar spectral response with the ADAR instrument will allow us to conduct research on the scalability of algorithms developed for a 30 meter resolution image to that of a 0.8 meter resolution sensor.
www.geog.umd.edu /resac/adar.htm   (539 words)

 Adar International, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Adar International, LTD is a dental esthetics organization that unites laboratories, dentists, and patients for the purposes of:> increasing the role and importance of technicians in creating the ideal smile,improving the standard of excellence for esthetic and restorative dentistry through training,> and facilitating patient access to the highest quality results through an approved provider network.
Adar works together with many of the worlds leading clinicians as part of a collective of master technicians with a mutual philosophy and vision for the field of dental technology.
Adar trained initially in Tel Aviv, Israel and then studied in Zurich, Switzerland with, a world-renowned technician, artist, ceramist and major proponent of the notion of a school without walls.
www.adarinternational.com   (17436 words)

 The 13th of Adar (Fast of Esther) - OU.ORG
The acceptance of this Fast of the 13th of Adar on the part of Israel for later generations is alluded to in the Scroll of Esther: 'And as they accepted upon themselves and upon their children, the matters of their fastings and their cry' (Esther 9).
On the 13th of Adar during Minchah, it is customary to give three halves of the coin which is the basis of the local currency.
The 13th of Adar is also mentioned in the Talmud as the day on which vengeance was executed (during the time of the Hasmoneans) against a tyrant who oppressed the land of Yehudah cruelly and arrogantly blasphemed the city of God.
www.ou.org /chagim/roshchodesh/adar/thirteenth.htm   (1155 words)

 An ADAR that edits transcripts encoding ion channel subunits functions as a dimer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
(A) Yeast (L40) was cotransformed with plasmids encoding the full-length Adar fused to the LexA binding domain in the yeast expression vector pBTMK or fused to the DNA activation domain of GAL4 in the pACT2 vector.
Increasing amounts of purified proteins were assayed [ADAR 3a (lanes 2−5), the mutant A106E (lanes 6−9) and the mutant A110E (lanes 10−13)], and the protein amounts were 10, 23, 70 and 140 ng, respectively.
Figure 5 ADAR is active as a dimer.
www.nature.com /emboj/journal/v22/n13/fig_tab/7590737ft.html   (1025 words)

 The Month of Adar - It's Adar - Be Happy!! - OU.ORG
The month of Adar is the last month of the year counting from Nisan and is referred to in Tanach (abbreviation for Torah, Prophets and Writings) this way.
Also, the Adar closest to Nisan (either regular Adar in a non-leap year, or Adar II in a leap year) is always "not full;" that is, twenty nine days.
When Haman's plot was foiled, Adar was transformed for the Jews from a month of grief and mourning to one of rejoicing and festivity; their happiness was all the greater.
www.ou.org /chagim/roshchodesh/adar   (772 words)

 Akhlah: The Hebrew month of Adar
Adar is the sixth month in the Jewish calendar.
In leap years Adar has 30 days, in non-leap years it has only 29.
The second month of Adar has 29 days in it.
www.akhlah.com /calendar/adar.php   (33 words)

 Adar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Adar is the 12th and final month of the Jewish calendar.
Adar is so fun that during a leap year we get to do it twice.
To compensate for the fact that the lunar year is eleven days shorter than the solar calendar, the rabbis developed a way to include an extra month in the year to ensure that the months fell in their proper season.
www.hillel.org /Hillel/NewHille.nsf/0/87501ADBBC889E5D85256D27006B36E5?OpenDocument   (992 words)

 The Joy of Adar -- Darche Noam Institutions
The standard understanding of this passage is that even though Moshe died on the 7th of Adar, nevertheless 120 years earlier he was born on the same date.
Haman knew that Moshe died in Adar, and because of this he mistakenly thought that the Jews no longer had the ability to spread the sanctity of Hashem or the Torah.
The high level of closeness to Hashem we experience in Adar is truly a reason to be filled with simcha from the beginning of the month.
www.darchenoam.org /articles/web/holidays/ar_purim_raw.htm   (1044 words)

 Judaism 101: Jewish Calendar
It is inserted before the regular month of Adar (known in such years as Adar II, Adar Sheini or Adar Bet).
Note that Adar II is the "real" Adar, the one in which Purim is celebrated, the one in which yahrzeits for Adar are observed, the one in which a 13-year-old born in Adar becomes a Bar Mitzvah.
Adar I is added in the 3rd, 6th, 8th, 11th, 14th, 17th and 19th years of the cycle.
www.jewfaq.org /calendar.htm   (1587 words)

 An ADAR that edits transcripts encoding ion channel subunits functions as a dimer -- Gallo et al. 22 (13): 3421 -- The ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
ADAR monomers interact, a yeast two-hybrid assay was used.
Adar 3a and 3/4 with the c-Myc epitope sequence
Adar sequence and the reverse oligonucleotide was AD-Rev primer.
embojournal.npgjournals.com /cgi/content/full/22/13/3421   (6425 words)

 Adar II 5760 (March - April 2000)
The first day of Adar (of Adar II in a leap year) never falls on Sunday, Tuesday, or Thursday.
The entire Sinai was supposed to remain a demilitarized zone which it did until Egypt (Nasser) asked the UN to leave it in preparation for the 6-Day War, to which they complied with alacrity.
Purim - 14 Adar II - March 21, 2000 - In a leap year Purim is celebrated in Adar II, according to Talmudic tradition, "because that was the date of the original Purim (which occurred in a leap year).
philologos.org /bpr/files/Calendar/5760/07.adarII.htm   (437 words)

 Sichos In English: Shabbos Parshas Terumah 2nd Day of Rosh Chodesh Adar I, 5744
Adar is a month auspicious for success (“mazal”).
That today is Rosh Chodesh Adar Rishon indicates that this year is a leap year, with a second Adar.
We learn from this that we must fully utilize for Torah and Mitzvos the unique nature of Adar, particularly in a leap year when this unique nature extends for 59 days — and most specially this year when the leap year is for the longest possible duration.
www.sichosinenglish.org /books/sichos-in-english/19/19.htm   (3501 words)

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The mishna in Megilla (6b) declares "ein bein Adar rishon le-Adar sheni ela mikra megilla u-matanot le-evyonim bilvad" (the only difference between the first and the second Adar pertains to the performance of keriyat megilla as well as the distribution of matanot le-evyonim).
The exclusion of Adar I according to this position is more inherent and we cannot regard Adar I as the Adar of Purim nor the 14 as an auxiliary Purim.
By inspecting the source for the difference between Adar I and Adar II we were better able to discern the degree to which they are different.
www.vbm-torah.org /archive/metho55/18adar1.doc   (3001 words)

 Welome to ADAR Limited - Automotive Diagnostics And Repair - Mechanical and Auto-Electrical Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Since its opening, ADAR now has many satisfied customers and has now responded by being able to offer a more complete service.
ADAR has now invested more money in upgrading its equipment to ensure that all repairs and diagnostics can be carried out in a cost effective and timely manner, thus passing on a savings directly to the customer.
ADAR offers it's services at a very competative price, with excellent customer and after-sales support.
www.adar-ltd.co.uk   (224 words)

 Ada and Software Engineering Library Card Catalog Entry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The ADAR packages include support for decimal data with up to 18 digits of precision, arithmetic operations with programmer control over rounding versus truncation, conversions to and from common external representations, and formatted output of decimal values based on COBOL's "picture" clauses.
The ADAR packages offer a portable interface via a set of unit specifications, and a portable (although not necessarily efficient) reference implementation.
ADAR provides two approaches to decimal arithmetic: one through a discriminated private type, where discriminants establish precision (the number of digits) and scale (the number of digits to the right of the decimal point); and another through generic packages, where the effect of precision and scale is established via generic instantiation.
unicoi.kennesaw.edu /~rconn/ase/support/cardcatx/adar.htm   (616 words)

 The Jewish Month of Adar According to Sefer Yetzirah
The word Adar is cognate to the Hebrew adir, meaning "strength." Adar is the month of good fortune for the Jewish people.
When there are two Adars, Purim is celebrated in the second Adar, in order to link the redemption of Purim to the redemption of Pesach.
In the opposite direction, the fish of the joy of Purim, the strong (though initially hidden, as fish) mazal of Adar, convert all the worry in the heart of man to the ultimate joy of redemption with the new birth of self from the "unknowable head."
www.inner.org /times/adar/adar.htm   (1234 words)

In Adar, the terrible threat that hung over the entire Jewish community in the times of Haman was transformed into the joyous holiday of Purim.
Concerning the kind of things that should be done to arouse simcha, the Rebbe suggested that each person should proceed according to his level: a child, for instance, should be made happy by his parents; a wife by her husband, and visa versa.
The month of Adar I brings with it not only the injunction to increase in joy, but with every command we are also given the power and energy to fulfill that command.
www.moshiach.net /blind/lwm-5763/330-332.htm   (3333 words)

 Judaism 101: Purim
The 13th of Adar is the day that Haman chose for the extermination of the Jews, and the day that the Jews battled their enemies for their lives.
In leap years, when there are two months of Adar, Purim is celebrated in the second month of Adar, so it is always one month before Passover.
The 14th day of the first Adar in a leap year is celebrated as a minor holiday called Purim Katan, which means "little Purim." There are no specific observances for Purim Katan; however, a person should celebrate the holiday and should not mourn or fast.
www.jewfaq.org /holiday9.htm   (1331 words)

 Adar, Purim, and Happiness throughout the Year
One of the more interesting aspects of the Jewish month of Adar, is the special relationship it has to "simcha" (happiness).
Especially relevant is the fact that the miracles of Passover in Nissan were miracles that transcended nature, whereas the miracles in Adar of Purim, were miracles that were in nature, whereas the course of nature continued unchanged.
From the statement in the Talmud: "When the month of Adar arrives, happiness increases," we see that the happiness that increases is not a new or different happiness, but the same happiness that a Jew should have during the entire year, except the amount is increased.
www.jewishmag.com /52mag/adar/adar.htm   (1118 words)

 Eytan Adar - Publications
Adar, Eytan, Li Zhang, Lada A. Adamic, and Rajan M. Lukose, "Implicit Structure and the Dynamics of Blogspace," Workshop on the Weblogging Ecosystem, 13th International World Wide Web Conference, May 18th, 2004.
Adar, Eytan and Joshua R. Tyler, "Zoomgraph and the Graph Analysis Language (GAL)," submitted for publication.
Adar, Eytan, Thomas Breuel, Todd Cass, James Pitkow, and Hinrich Schuetze, "System and Method for Searching and Recommending Documents in a Collection Using Shared Bookmarks," Awarded December 10, 2002, Patent #6,493,702.
www.cond.org /publications.html   (927 words)

 The Month of Adar, A Month of Happiness - Torah.org
During the month of Adar, we do not rejoice because we were physically saved from death.
We rejoice because our souls experienced a redemption: the Jews were threatened with death as a punishment for their sins, and because they repented, they were saved.
It is for this spiritual redemption that we celebrate throughout the entire month of Adar.
www.torah.org /learning/yomtov/purim/5757/vol2no28.html   (506 words)

 Dating Creation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jewish scholars subscribing to similar interpretations (mainly as given in a pre-Talmudic work, the Seder Olam) give two dates for Creation according to the Talmud.
They state that the first day of Creation week was either Elul 25, AM 1 or Adar 25, AM 1, almost twelve or six months, respectively, after the modern epoch of the Hebrew calendar.
Most prefer Elul 25 whereas a few prefer Adar 25.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dating_Creation   (940 words)

 BBC Arlein | Newyddion | Cymru 'yn barod i ymdopi â'r ffliw adar'
Mae Cymru yn barod i ymdopi gydag epidemig o'r ffliw adar pe bai'n cyrraedd, yn ôl prif filfeddyg y wlad.
"Un o'r problemau yw na allwn ni amddiffyn ein hunain rhag adar gwyllt yn hedfan i Brydain ac felly dyw'r llwybr amddiffyn hwnnw ddim yn agored i ni," meddai.
Mae ffermwyr ieir masnachol a hyd yn oed pobl sy'n cadw ieir, hwyaid ac adar eraill yn eu gerddi wedi cael cais i gadw golwg am unrhyw arwyddion o afiechyd ac i hysbysu eu milfeddyg os ydyn nhw'n bryderus.
news.bbc.co.uk /welsh/hi/newsid_4340000/newsid_4345200/4345278.stm   (578 words)

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