On the last Shabbat of the Hebrew month, the cantor stands with the Torah scroll in his or her arms, and announces the day of the coming week on which the New Moon, Rosh Chodesh, will fall. The announcement is preceded and followed by particularly melodious prayers for a blessed month.Read more
Brush up on the basics of Rosh Chodesh, the new Jewish month.
The ritual of blessing the moon is not widely practiced--but carries deep spiritual meaning.
Women's association with the new moon dates far back in history.
Celebrating the new moon has special significance for women.
Traditions & Rituals
Starting and growing a Rosh Chodesh group.
A list of sourcebooks for Rosh Chodesh groups.