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New Moon Report – May 2009 – Third Biblical Month (w/Shavout date sited)

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Karaite Korner Newsletter #383

New Moon Report
May 2009
Third Biblical Month

On Monday May 25, 2009 the new moon was sighted from Israel. The moon was first sighted from Jerusalem by David Cachicas at 19:46 and shortly thereafter by Nehemia Gordon, Devorah Gordon, Yehoshua Newman, Joelle Crawshaw, Eli Crawshaw, Rick Busenbark, Aviva Azkerman, Sam Crawshaw and Adam Kinghorn.

The moon was also sighted from Poriyya Ilit by Valerie Knowles at 19:55.

This coming Sunday (May 31) is the biblical festival of Shavuot, the 50th day from the morrow after the Sabbath during the Feast of Unleavened Bread. For more information on Shavuot see:

http://www.karaite-korner.org/shavuot.shtml

Nehemia Gordon
Jerusalem, Israel

If you have questions regarding how the "New Moon" plays a part in the reckoning of the Biblical Holidays, CLICK HERE.

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