New Moon – New Month

Question

King Saul celebrated New Moon for 2 days. Is there a special celebration for New Moon, New Month? King Saul had a feast each day.

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Answers

  1. The New Moon is very significant in the Jewish life cycle. All Jewish months follow the lunar calendar and the New Moon, which signifies that a new month has begun, is a considered to be a semi-festive time. The New Moon is celebrated each month however, due to the fact that a lunar month is twenty-nine and a half days long the New Moon celebration is normally one day if the month is twenty-nine days long and two days if the following month is thirty days long.

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