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Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan in Kitah Daled

Posted on October 15, 2015

Today, students reviewed the Jewish calendar placing themselves on the calendar according to their Hebrew birthdays.  Today is Rosh Chodesh Heshvan. We discussed the lunar cycle as we learned about Rosh Chodesh, the beginning of the Jewish month. Students drew in the appearance of the moon on each of the Jewish holidays in September and October.  They noted that Rosh Chodesh and Rosh Hashanah are celebrated on the new moon and that Sukkot is celebrated beginning at the full moon. And they discovered that we should expect a full moon this year on October 28th.