The challah, a special Shabbat bread, is being baked by the members of the new Rosh Hodesh
Challah baking class.
She arranges the 69 poems in sections on Passover, Shavuot, Tisha b'Av, Purim, Rosh Hodesh
Nisan, concluding the Torah, epithalamia, eulogies, and a poetic miscellany.
Traditionally, Rosh Hodesh
(the beginning of the Jewish month) has to be declared by witnesses who see the new moon.
Since 1988, the group has been holding prayer services every Rosh Hodesh
at the Wall with and without interruptions according to its custom--wrapped in colorful tallitot and reading aloud from the Torah.
He further prescribes burnt offerings of six lambs and one ram every Sabbath; a bull, six lambs and a ram every Rosh Hodesh
(New Moon); and a lamb every morning.
"Over the last three years, social media has hugely transformed the way we can do outreach," says Jeanne Hodesh
, a rep at GrowNYC.
I also wish to thank Monty Howell, Sister Hodesh
, and the Howellites, who introduced me to vital archival materials and consented to have me interview them for this article.
Here, the Huffington Post blogger and co-author of the sourcebook Rosh Hodesh
: It's a Girl Thing talks of her journey and serving at a Jesuit institution.
(5.) Talmud Rosh Hodesh
2: 8-9--cited in The Encyclopaedia Judaica, Vol.
The people thought that it was rosh hodesh
, and the Beit Din wanted to sanctify it.