Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the
Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)
Title: Why Erev Yom Kippur Can Never Be On Thursday Evening?
Speaker: Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University
Date: Thursday, September 20, 2007 5:00pm
Location: Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ
The short answer is that that was G-d's will, but a longer answer involves some beautiful mathematical properties of an Ancient Algorithm called the Jewish Calendar.