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A Jew’s Guide to New Year’s Eve

As everyone knows, the evening of December 31 is New Year’s Eve. But why is December 31 New Year’s Eve? And why is the next year the number 2019?

Published on: December 31, 2018
Adam Garfinkle is editor emeritus of The American Interest.
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