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Study the daily Chumash with Rashi, Tanya and Rambam with master teacher Rabbi Yehoshua B. Gordon.

Rambam: Kiddush HaChodesh, Chapter 11

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Anonymous Brooklyn April 8, 2018

Excellent lecturer, very clear.
Two notes:
1) the calculations are not only to verify if the moon could be seen on the 30th day,
but also which position, size, shape etc. to confirm if the witness testimony is correct (mishna Rosh Hashona)
2) At min. 27 he states that the Rambam surprisingly till now has left out the order of the constellation, but actually the Rambam has already introduced the astronomic system in Hilchos Yesodei HaTorah where the order of the constellations was listed. Reply

Anonymous Jerusalem June 23, 2015

Excellent Lecture I have to say that I'm very impressed! Thank you for your precise and clear explanations. Reply

Ann Throckmorton Riverdale, GA September 7, 2012

Fascinating This teaching is so far above my understanding, but I love to listen just to see what some can understand. I have actually "paused" the lesson at minute 18 so to go renew my passport, so that (BH) I can one day myself, see the moon, in Israel. Reply

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