Rosh Hodesh (New Moon) Resources

In the catalog

Do a subject browse search under Rosh Hodesh.

moon image from manuscript 901

Detail from Ms. 901
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On the shelf

Most books will be found on the shelf at: BM 695 N4

chart of the cylces of the moon

Detail from manuscript 246 
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chart of the sun, moon, and earth

Detail from manuscript 246 
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Suggested Websites

Rosh Chodesh at MyJewishLearning.com 
Includes articles on the history of the holiday and its prayers; the relationship between women and the New Moon, and steps on starting a Rosh Hodesh group. 
http://www.myjewishlearning.com/holidays/Jewish_Holidays/Rosh_Chodesh.shtml

Rosh Chodesh at Ritualwell.org 
Includes articles on the holiday as well as readings for each month. 
http://www.ritualwell.org/categories/29

While the Library thinks that these sites are useful, their content is not under our control and may express views that are not shared by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

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