Rosh Chodesh 101

Brush up on the basics of Rosh Chodesh, the new Jewish month.

Blessing the New Moon

The ritual of blessing the moon is not widely practiced--but carries deep spiritual meaning.


It's a Girl Thing

Women's association with the new moon dates far back in history.

The Moon

Celebrating the new moon has special significance for women.

Traditions & Rituals

Rosh Chodesh Groups

Starting and growing a Rosh Chodesh group.


A list of sourcebooks for Rosh Chodesh groups.


Yom Kippur Katan

A fast day associated with the new moon.

Traditional Texts

Gleanings from the Torah and rabbinic literature about Rosh Chodesh.