Holiday Greetings: Chodesh Tov! Rosh Chodesh Nisan, Aviv (First Month) 2022 #NewMoon #EcclesiasticalNewYear

Shalom, everyone! Rosh Chodesh Nisan, the first day of the first month on the religious/ecclesiastical Hebrew calendar, begins sundown Friday, April 1, 2022, on the Gregorian calendar, with the sighting of the new moon (first visible crescent). Rosh Chodesh Nisan lasts one day, from sundown Friday, Friday 1, 2022 until nightfall Saturday, April 2, 2022. The month of … Continue reading Holiday Greetings: Chodesh Tov! Rosh Chodesh Nisan, Aviv (First Month) 2022 #NewMoon #EcclesiasticalNewYear

Mo’edim: Rosh Chodesh (“Beginning of the Month”) #NewMoon #RoshChodesh

Shalom, everyone! Rosh Chodesh, which means "new moon," "head of the month," or "beginning of the month," is the name for the first day of each month on the Hebrew calendar. In ancient pre-exilic Israel, the event of Rosh Chodesh was triggered by the sighting of the first visible/waxing crescent moon each lunar month. Rosh Chodesh is considered a minor biblical holiday, … Continue reading Mo’edim: Rosh Chodesh (“Beginning of the Month”) #NewMoon #RoshChodesh

Hebrew Calendar: The Moon and the Mo’edim

Shalom, everyone! Genesis 1:14-16 gives the account of Day 4 of the Creation in which Elohim divided the day from the night. He created two great lights, one with greater power than the other: The greater light, also known as the Sun, He created to rule the day; the lesser light, also known as the … Continue reading Hebrew Calendar: The Moon and the Mo’edim

Mo’edim: YAH’s Appointed Times as Found in the Torah

Shalom, everyone! The mo'edim are appointed times our Heavenly Father, YAH, gave unto Bnei Yisrael to remember and observe as meetings between Yisrael and YAH. The mo'edim were to be times of thanksgiving, worship, and praise unto YAH, and times of rest and reflection for Bnei Yisrael. Each mo'ed had specific instructions from YAH on … Continue reading Mo’edim: YAH’s Appointed Times as Found in the Torah