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Rosh Chodesh Quiz

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    Months in the Jewish calendar begin with a small celebration, known as Rosh Chodesh. Historically Rosh Chodesh was marked with a festive meal and the blowing of a shofar. Today Rosh Chodesh is commemorated with special prayers in synagogue. How much do you know about Rosh Chodesh?
    Rosh Chodesh

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    On Shabbat before Rosh Chodesh, why is an announcement made in synagogue about which day of the coming week the new moon will fall?

     To increase people’s contributions to the synagogue

     To tell people what day not to go to work

     To let people know when the festival falls, so they can add the appropriate prayers

     To signify that God is watching us carefully to make sure we observe the festival