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Pyluach is a Python package for manipulating Hebrew calendar dates and Hebrew-Gregorian conversions.

pyluach

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Pyluach is a Python package for manipulating Hebrew (Jewish) calendar dates and Hebrew-Gregorian conversions.

Features

  • Conversion between Hebrew and Gregorian dates

  • Finding the difference between two dates

  • Finding a date at a given duration from the given date

  • Rich comparisons between dates

  • Finding the weekday of a given date

  • Finding the weekly Parsha reading of a given date

Installation

Use pip install pyluach.

Typical use

>>> from pyluach import dates, hebrewcal, parshios

>>> today = dates.HebrewDate.today()
>>> lastweek_gregorian = (today - 7).to_greg()
>>> lastweek_gregorian < today
    True
>>> today - lastweek_gregorian
7
>>> greg = GregorianDate(1986, 3, 21)
>>> heb = HebrewDate(5746, 13, 10)
>>> greg == heb
True

>>> for month in hebrewcal.Year(5774).itermonths():
...     print(month.name)
Tishrei Cheshvan ...

>>> date = dates.GregorianDate(2010, 10, 6)
>>> print(parshios.getparsha(date))
[0]
>>> print(parshios.getparsha_string(date))
Beraishis

Documentation

Documentation for pyluach can be found at https://readthedocs.org/projects/pyluach/.

Contact

For questions and comments feel free to contact me at simlist@gmail.com.

License

Pyluach is licensed under the MIT license.

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