Re: Why not 13 months? (Was La Systeme Metrique)

Itay Zandbank (
Thu, 17 Aug 1995 19:03:27 GMT

On Fri, 11 Aug 1995 07:25:40 GMT, (Helge
Moulding) wrote:

>Why, where in the world are you from that a week starts with a Sunday?
>Only the most clueless start the week on any day other than Monday.
>Which means the thirteenth of each month is never Friday.

In Israel the week starts on a Sunday, since Saturday is the Jewish
day of rest(a 5-day work-week ends on Thursday).

Not only that, but the Jewish calender has 13 months a year every 2
or 3 years (it's a 19-year cycle, out of which 6 or 7 years have 13

Itay Zandbank