Hebrew Months(4): Tevet

´╗┐Tradition: Tevet 10 is a fast day, commemorating the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem in 588 BC by the Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar, a siege that lasted two years, until Tammuz 9, 586 BC.

Sign of the Zodiak: "Goat-horned" (The Sea-Goat).

In nature: the citrus season.

Written by Dr. Dov Herman, Bar-Ilan University.

The stamp was issued in 2002, one of 12 stamps dedicated to the months of The Hebrew Calendar. Designer: Miri Sofer. Zodiak sign stamp issued 1961, designer: I. Blaushild.