Jewish Calendar


The Jewish Calendar (jewish_calendar) sensor platform displays a variety of information related to the Jewish Calendar as a variety of sensors.

Configuration

To enable this sensor in your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
sensor:
  - platform: jewish_calendar

Configuration Variables

language

(string)(Optional)Whether to represent the sensors in Hebrew (א’ תשרי תשע”ט) or English characters (1 Tishri 5779).

Default value: english

latitude

(integer)(Optional)Latitude for time calculations of the sensor.

Default value: Home Assistant location

longitude

(integer)(Optional)Longitude for time calculations of the sensor.

Default value: Home Assistant location

diaspora

(string)(Optional)Consider the location as diaspora or not for calculation of the weekly portion and holidays.

Default value: false

sensors

(Optional)List of available sensors.

Default value: date

date

Show the hebrew date for today.

weekly_portion

Show the weekly portion (parshat hashavu’a).

holiday_name

If it is a holiday, show the name of the holiday.

holyness

On a scale of 1 to 9 show the level of holyness (see below).

first_light

First light of dawn (Alot Hashachar - עלות השחר).

gra_end_shma

Last time for reading of the Shma according to the GR”A.

mga_end_shma

Last time for reading of the Shma according to the MG”A.

plag_mincha

Time of the Plag Hamincha.

first_stars

Time at which the first stars are visible (Tset Hakochavim - צאת הכוכבים).

Holyness levels

  1. Mido’rayta - by Torah ordination (Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Pesach, Shavuot, Sukkot)
  2. Erev Yom Kippur
  3. Hol Hamo’ed
  4. Hanukka and Purim
  5. Fast days
  6. Yom Yerushalayim and Yom Haatsmaut
  7. Lag ba’omer and Tu bishvat
  8. Memorial days: yom hazikaron and yom hashoah
  9. Days mentioned by the Israeli parliament: Rabin memorial day, Ze’ev Zhabotinsky day, etc.

Full configuration sample

# Example configuration.yaml entry
sensor:
  - platform: jewish_calendar
    language: english
    diaspora: true
    sensors:
      - date
      - weekly_portion
      - holiday_name
      - holyness
      - first_light
      - gra_end_shma
      - mga_end_shma
      - plag_mincha
      - first_stars