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Rosh Chodesh
(New Moon)


The Jewish month begins at the new moon. It is one of the most important days in the Jewish Calendar. Learn about it here.

The New Moon, and the Power of Judaism
The importance of the New Moon in Judaism. How it was inaugurated in ancient times, and how it was set for the future. A beautiful Midrash that speaks of the power of Judaism in the spiritual realm. The relationship and difference between Shabbat and the Holidays.

How is Rosh Chodesh celebrated?
Coming soon, with Hashem's help.

Some stories taken from the Talmud about how the Sanhedrin would declare the New Moon, and how certain heretical groups tried to prevent them.
Coming soon, with Hashem's help.

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