Understanding the Jewish Calendar

You see, there’s really only one thing that I find completely bewildering about Judaism — the calendar. Growing up in the U.S. we’re steeped in the Gregorian calendar. It’s a stable thing for the most part. Every day the sunsets and a new day begins. Most of us are pretty much on the same page here. If I say fall starts on Monday, September 23 this year in 2019 we all know to which day I’m referring. The calendar seemed a simple thing until I after being introduced to the Jewish calendar.