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Holiday Greetings: Chodesh Tov! Rosh Chodesh Adar (Twelfth Month) 2021 #NewMoon

Shalom, everyone! Rosh Chodesh Adar, the first day of the Twelfth Month, begins sundown Thursday, February 11, 2021, on the Hebrew calendar, with the sighting of the new moon (first visible crescent). “Chodesh Tov” (“A Good Month”) from Bnei Yisrael Society to all who celebrate! About This Month Adar is the Twelfth Month of the ecclesiastical Hebrew … Continue reading Holiday Greetings: Chodesh Tov! Rosh Chodesh Adar (Twelfth Month) 2021 #NewMoon

Holidays: Sigd‎‎ – “Prostration” – A Holiday of Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish Community) #Sigd

Shalom, everyone! Sigd is celebrated by Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish community) on the 29th day of the eighth month (Cheshvan) on the post-exilic Hebrew Calendar. The holiday falls exactly 50 days after Yom Kippur on the post-exilic Hebrew calendar, corresponding to late October or late November on the Gregorian calendar. Background According to Beta Israel tradition, Sigd commemorates the day that YHVH … Continue reading Holidays: Sigd‎‎ – “Prostration” – A Holiday of Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish Community) #Sigd

 


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