Rosh Chodesh guide

resources for sisterhood study and celebration
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Women of Reform Judaism, Federation of Temple Sisterhoods , New York, NY (838 Fifth Ave., New York 10021-7064)
Rosh Hodesh., Jewish women -- Religious life., Jewish women -- Societies and clubs., Reform Judaism -- Customs and pract
Statementby Lenore Bohm.
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LC ClassificationsBM695.N4 B64 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 60 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL68102M
LC Control Number99166862

Rosh Chodesh is the Jewish holiday marking each month's new moon. Celebrating the New Moon is Rosh Chodesh guide book anthology conceived as a means to offer writings about Rosh Chodesh that are educational, inspirational, scholarly, programmatic, entertaining, and insightful; writings that teach tradition while inspiring innovation; writings from a variety of women and men, representing many 4/4(2).

This hands-on "idea book" focuses on Rosh Hodesh, the festival of the new moon, as a source of spiritual growth for Jewish women. A complete sourcebook which will initiate or rejuvenate women's study groups, it is also perfect for women preparing Rosh Chodesh guide book bat mitzvah, those seeking to expand their Jewish education, or for anyone interested in learning more about Rosh Hodesh observance and Cited by: 1.

Rosh Chodesh or Rosh Hodesh (Hebrew: ראש חודש; trans.

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Beginning of the Month; lit. Head of the Month) is the name for the first day of every month in the Hebrew calendar, marked by the birth of a new moon. It is considered a minor holiday, akin to the intermediate days of Passover and Sukkot. This hands-on "idea book" focuses on Rosh Hodesh, the festival of the new moon, as a source of spiritual growth for Jewish women.

A complete sourcebook which will initiate or rejuvenate women's study groups, it is also perfect for women preparing for bat mitzvah, those seeking to expand their Jewish education, or for anyone interested in learning more about Rosh Hodesh obs/5.

Rosh Chodesh or Rosh Hodesh (Hebrew: ראש חודש ‎; trans.

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Beginning of the Month; lit. Head of the Month) is the name for the first day of every month in the Hebrew calendar, marked by the birth of a new is considered a minor holiday, akin to the intermediate days of Passover and : Exodus In the early s, as Jewish feminism was being born in the United States, a group of American and Israeli women living in Jerusalem began gathering monthly to explore and create new rituals based on the celebration of the new moon, Rosh Chodesh, which had traditionally been observed as a minor festival, particularly by women.

Over, the last twenty years, Rosh Chodesh groups have become. Offers: How to Use the Guide (structure, ritual, introducing the month, main activity, opening & closing); Understanding Rosh Chodesh (history; atonement; women's holiday; moments before, during and after in prayers; groups); Opening and Closing Ceremonies for Rosh Chodesh (all the prayers and relevant sources brought in English); together with.

The name Rosh Chodesh, however, was used in post-biblical days as the name of the first day of every month. Added observances The Italian exegete, philosopher, and physician Obadiah Sforno notes that while the only biblical observance for the new moon was the sacrifices, I Samuel 20 makes it clear that the Israelites added other customs to.

Special Significance (Biblical and by “Minhag,” (Jewish Custom)) of Rosh Chodesh Elul Biblical Moshe had gone up in the Month of Sivan, and returned after forty days and forty nights, on the 17th of Tammuz with the First Luchos.

When Moshe observed the Jewish People sinning by creating and worshipping the Golden Calf, and. A couple of years ago, on Rosh Chodesh Ellul, during one of the darkest and most challenging periods in my life, I visited the Alma Cave with my children.

The Alma Cave, located near Tzfat, is the. Articles. Rosh Chodesh Group Guide – Over the past few decades, the celebration of Rosh Chodesh has been intensified with the formation of Rosh Chodesh groups across the world.

This is a guide for running a women’s Rosh Chodesh group. By Hillel. Rosh Hodesh – The Women’s Holiday – An essay by Malka Puterkovsky about the custom for women to abstain from work on Rosh Chodesh, its. Rosh Chodesh Nisan: The True Jewish New Year On April 9, By Sarah In Jewish Identity, Passover, Religion, Rosh Chodesh, Rosh Hashanah, Shemot, Sukkot Leave a comment It’s common knowledge that Rosh Hashanah, the first day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei, is the Jewish new year.

- Explore Jacquet,'s board " Rosh Chodesh ", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Rosh chodesh, New moon, Beautiful moon pins. Synopsis. Rosh Chodesh, the beginning of a new month, is marked with a new moon.

In this story, a family hikes out to the Negev Desert to observe the phases of the moon in the beautiful Israeli night sky. Rosh Chodesh Menachem Av Torah essay. Eicha is a book of biblical poetry, with no characters and no plot. The author in Eicha is notably absent, allowing it to remain the story of every person.

Rosh Chodesh: A Guide to the Cycles of Our Lives. At The Well. 15K views April 5, YES PLEASE. Purim is when we retell the story of the Book of Esther, dress up in costumes, eat, drink and be merry AF.

But today is also a minor fasting holiday, The Fast of. Rosh Chodesh, the day (or days) that celebrate the arrival of the new Jewish month, has long been recognized as a woman's holiday. In the Talmud 1 we read that Rosh Chodesh is a day when there is some form of work abstinence.

Rosh Chodesh Elul, August 19th, pm EST, on or or CHAZAK Hotline This evening promises to unite, awaken and propel us forward into the Geulah reality. *Replay available Thursday, see flyer for playback info.

Rediscovering the New Moon A Guide to Celebrating Rosh Chodesh. In 5 sections, the author gives us: The New Moon in Scripture; Historical Celebrations of Rosh Chodesh View Cart.

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Notes: The Spanish Siddur and the High Holiday Machzor books are still only available in soft cover binding. Where CD’s are available or included with an item. Musaf for Rosh Chodesh on page with a special prayer for the new month. Followed by Ein Kelokeinu, page 78 and Aleinu, page The Daily Tehillim [30th day of the month] and the 6 Remembrances, page Some laws of Rosh Chodesh a.

It is customary on Rosh Chodesh to have a special meal which includes bread. ROSH CHODESH By Jabi’Jah Ariel Rosh Chodesh - Hebrew: ראש חודש‎; translated Beginning of the Month; literally means Head of the Month, is the name for the first day of every month in the Hebrew calendar.

The Hebrew phrase, rosh chodesh, has been incorrectly translated ‘new moon’ in many modern day bible versions. The literal. celebrate Rosh Chodesh and there are no rules for establishing a Rosh Chodesh group. At the core, it should be comprised of women who gather on a monthly basis to celebrate the new month and their lives as Jewish women.

The following resource guide is intended to help facilitate the formation and monthly meetings of Rosh Chodesh groups on campus. Rosh Chodesh Guidelines: Order is a godly (Middah) trait.

This document is a general outline for a gathering service to help stability and growth (1 Cor 14 v 40) It is a loose model depending on the time of the year and the desires of the hosts, making members aware of "boundary stones" and responsibilities. On the one hand, the prophet admonishes the people for their immoral choices; on the other, he speaks in lavish terms of the bright future ahead for the Jewish people.

Chodesh Tammuz & The Three Weeks. Rosh Chodesh Tammuz (audio, video, PDF) Month Five (Av) Tisha B’Av and Tu B’Av. Chodesh Av Rosh Chodesh Av (video, audio, PDF) Month Six (Elul) Elul & the Forty Days of Repentance.

A Woman Will Encompass (Eclipse) a Man. Elul Awake, O’ Sleeper. Rosh Chodesh Elul (video, audio, PDF). Rosh Chodesh, literally “the head of the month” marks the beginning of each new month in the Jewish (lunar) tradition Rosh Chodesh was declared by the Sanhedrin once two reliable witnesses reported the sighting of the new has been considered a special holiday for women as far back as Talmudic times when women were exempted from work on Rosh Chodesh as a reward for.

Elul and Rosh Chodesh Elul – In Relation to Other Months of the Year. 1 Nisan 2 Iyar 3 Sivan 4 Tammuz 5 Av – 30 days 6 Elul – 29 days; Rosh Chodesh is 2 days 7 Tishrei – 30 days 8 Cheshvan 9 Kislev 10 Tevet 11 Shevat 12 Adar.

Special Significance (Biblical and by “Minhag,” (Jewish Custom)) of Rosh Chodesh Elul. Biblical. On Rosh Chodesh, the evening service includes a prayer to the Avodah, and recite it in the morning service. They also read the Book of Numbersthat includes the Rosh Chodesh offerings. Mussaf, an extra service of prayer, is added for commemorating the original temple sacrifices.

Some also recite the Psalm Sarah Michal Waxman is on a mission to get women–all women–to join together in Rosh Chodesh circles. This anciently sanctioned time together creates community, connection, and lifelong impact for participants.

On the next new moon, find yourself in circle. For more information, email [email protected] subject: Rosh Chodesh שילה הקדומה פתוח ימי א-ו לפרטים נוספים[email protected] Rosh Chodesh: Book "Untamed" Discussion Thursday, J Join Beth & Rabbi Sam Trief with the Women of Sinai as they discuss the best-selling book Untamed by Glennon Doyle over cocktails.

Even if you have not finished the book, join the conversation!The Book of Numbers briefly describes the celebration of Rosh Chodesh: And on your joyous occasions-your fixed festivals and new moon days-you shall sound the trumpets over your burnt offerings and your sacrifices of well-being.

They shall be a reminder of you before your God: I, the Lord, am your God. — Numbers Rosh Chodesh, like many things in Judaism, has three hands.

On one hand, Rosh Chodesh is a simple acknowledgement of the visible stuff of the cosmos. As we know from Genesis Chapter 1–or just by looking out the window-we have the sun to shine by day, the moon and stars by night, 1 and the moon can be seen to wax and wane.