Rosh Hodesh (New Moon) Resources

moon image from manuscript 901
Detail from Ms. 901
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In the catalog

Do a subject browse search under Rosh Hodesh

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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Internet Sites

 

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/holidays/roshchodeshnewmoon/howtocelebrate/

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.

If you have any further questions about finding information on this, or any other topic, ask your local HUC-JIR librarian or email  us.

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