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Moon, Blessing of the

Moon, Blessing of the. Jewish prayer recited at the time of the New Moon. In the mishnaic period, the proclamation of a new month (Rosh Hodesh) was made by the rabbinic court and it was celebrated with rejoicing.

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Rosh ḥodesh

Rosh Ḥodesh (new month): see MOON, BLESSING OF THE.

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