Is There Any Reason the Last Digit of the Jewish Year and Last Digit of the Civil Year Are the Same? https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/history-ideas/2021/01/is-there-any-reason-the-last-digit-of-the-jewish-year-and-last-digit-of-the-civil-year-are-the-same/

From now until next September 6, we will be living in 5781 and 2021. Is that an accident, or is a deeper synchronicity at work?

January 13, 2021 | Philologos
About the author: Philologos, the renowned Jewish-language columnist, appears twice a month in Mosaic. Questions for him may be sent to his email address by clicking here.

Two women at a light installation in Moscow’s Gorky Park on January 7, 2021. Valery Sharifulin/TASS via Getty Images.

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