The KosherJava Zmanim library is an API for a specialized calendar that can calculate different astronomical times including sunrise and sunset and Jewish zmanim or religious times for prayers and other Jewish religious duties. These classes extend the
GregorianCalendarand can therefore use the standard Calendar functionality to change dates etc. For non religious astronomical / solar calculations such as sunrise, sunset and twilight, use the
ZmanimCalendarcontains the most commonly used zmanim or religious time calculations. For a much more extensive list of zmanim use the
ComplexZmanimCalendar. Note: It is important to read the technical notes on top of the
Disclaimer:I did my best to get accurate results using standardized astronomical calculations. Please use care when using the library since people rely on the zmanim calculations for halacha lemaaseh.
- © Eliyahu Hershfeld 2004 - 2020
Class Summary Class Description AstronomicalCalendar ComplexZmanimCalendarThis class extends ZmanimCalendar and provides many more zmanim than available in the ZmanimCalendar. ZmanimCalendarThe ZmanimCalendar is a specialized calendar that can calculate sunrise and sunset and Jewish zmanim (religious times) for prayers and other Jewish religious duties.