Jewish Calendar for Outlook: How to Display a Hebrew Calendar in MS Outlook

Jewish Calendar for Outlook: How to Display a Hebrew Calendar in MS Outlook
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How to Display Your Outlook Calendar in Hebrew

You can display your Outlook calendar in a number of languages, including Hebrew.

In Outlook 2003, go to the Tools menu and select Options. Click on Calendar Options. Select the Enable Alternate Calendar check box under Advanced Options. Select Hebrew in the language list and select Hebrew Lunar or Gregorian.

In Outlook 2007, go to Tools, click on Options and select Calendar Options. Under Advanced Options, select the Enable Alternate Calendar check box. Select Hebrew in the language list and select Hebrew Lunar or Gregorian.

In Outlook 2010, go to the File tab and click on Options. Select Calendar in the left pane of the Outlook Options window. Select the Enable Alternate Calendar check box under Calendar Options. Select Hebrew in the language list and select Hebrew Lunar or Gregorian.

Click OK to apply the changes.

Add Jewish Religious Holidays to Outlook

Add Jewish Holidays to Outlook

You can add Jewish holidays to your Outlook calendar, as well.

In Outlook 2003, go to the Tools menu, select Options and click on Calendar Options. Click the Add Holidays button under Calendar Options. The Add Holidays to Calendar dialog box opens. Select the Jewish Religious Holidays check box and click OK.

In Outlook 2007, select Options from the Tools menu. Click on Calendar Options. Click the Add Holidays button under Calendar Options to open the Add Holidays to Calendar dialog box. Select the Jewish Religious Holidays check box and click OK.

In Outlook 2010, go to the File tab and click on Options. Select Calendar in the left pane of the Outlook Options window. Scroll down to the Calendar Options section and click the Add Holidays button. The Add Holidays to Calendar dialog box opens. Select the Jewish Religious Holidays check box and click OK.

Wait while the holidays are imported. When the process is complete, you will see a message informing you that the holidays were added to your calendar. Click OK and close any open dialogs.

Subscribe to an Online Calendar

Jewish Calendar in Outlook

If you are using Outlook 2007 or 2010, you can subscribe online to a Jewish calendar for Outlook, such as Hebcal. To subscribe to this Jewish calendar, go to the website and select the specifications you wish to use. When you are done, click the Preview Calendar button at the bottom of the page. Click on the Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010 link under Export to Desktop, Mobile or Web-Based Calendar.

Click on the subscription link showing the current calendar year. Click OK if a prompt appears asking if you want to open the link in Outlook. Click Yes if you are prompted by Outlook, asking whether you want to subscribe to this calendar.

The Jewish calendar appears side-by-side with your primary Outlook calendar and will update automatically as needed.

References

Sources:

Author’s own experience

Microsoft Office Online: Display an Alternate Calendar

Hebcal

Images:

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