Here's a great tip:
Enter your email address and we'll send you our weekly magazine by email with fresh, exciting and thoughtful content that will enrich your inbox and your life, week after week. And it's free.
Oh, and don't forget to like our facebook page too!
Contact Us

Information

Information

Explore the history and calendar calculations behind the monthly holiday.

 Email
A detailed look at the Jewish calendar, lunar cycle, and how the months are determined.
What's the big deal about Rosh Chodesh, the "New Moon," when the moon is hardly visible; shouldn't we celebrate instead the middle of the month when the moon is round and perfect?
Women and Rosh Chodesh
Why is Rosh Chodesh, the holiday that marks the entry of a new Jewish month, considered a "women's holiday"?
The practice of the Sanhedrin in ancient times is the reason for Rosh Chodesh being one or two days -- depending on the month.
Related Topics