Rosh Hodesh

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Noun1.Rosh Hodesh - (Judaism) the beginning of each month in the Jewish calendar; marked by a special liturgy
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
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The challah, a special Shabbat bread, is being baked by the members of the new Rosh Hodesh Challah baking class.
She arranges the 69 poems in sections on Passover, Shavuot, Tisha b'Av, Purim, Rosh Hodesh Nisan, concluding the Torah, epithalamia, eulogies, and a poetic miscellany.
Traditionally, Rosh Hodesh (the beginning of the Jewish month) has to be declared by witnesses who see the new moon.
Since 1988, the group has been holding prayer services every Rosh Hodesh at the Wall with and without interruptions according to its custom--wrapped in colorful tallitot and reading aloud from the Torah.
He further prescribes burnt offerings of six lambs and one ram every Sabbath; a bull, six lambs and a ram every Rosh Hodesh (New Moon); and a lamb every morning.
Here, the Huffington Post blogger and co-author of the sourcebook Rosh Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing talks of her journey and serving at a Jesuit institution.
The people thought that it was rosh hodesh, and the Beit Din wanted to sanctify it.
Temple Beth Israel - A Taste of Rosh Hodesh is at 3 p.m.
The section includes articles by Jody Myers on Rosh Hodesh Ceremonies, by Vanessa L.
This is a rich sourcebook for women who get together monthly to celebrate "Rosh Hodesh" (new moon/new month), a recovered Jewish women's holiday.
The explanation of Rosh Hodesh, and its meaning for women, is explored.