Beginning of new Hebrew month of Adar. Adar is the 12th month of the Hebrew year. Corresponds to February or March on the Gregorian calendar.
Rosh Chodesh Adar begins at sundown on Mon, 08 February 2016.
I have listed two short web site addresses that I think you may enjoy reading.
- Go to chabad.org at http://www.chabad.org/holidays/purim/article_cdo/aid/2863908/jewish/9-Things-You-Probably-Didnt-Know-About-the-Month-of-Adar.htm.
- and then go to chabad.org http://www.chabad.org/holidays/purim/article_cdo/aid/465074/jewish/When-We-Became-Jewish.htm.
I hope you will be blessed.
shalom aliechem (שלום עליכם)