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New Moon Report – Yom Teruah – Seventh Biblical Month (2008)

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 10:40 AM ***email address removed*** wrote:

Karaite Korner Newsletter #353

New Moon Report
October 2008
Seventh Biblical Month

On Wednesday October 1, 2008 the new moon was sighted from Israel. The moon was first sighted from Jerusalem by C.B. Newman at 18:29 and then immediately thereafter by Nehemia Gordon and Devorah Gordon. The moon was also sighted from the same location by Johan Schutte, Rilla Auzolat, Joelle Crawshaw, and Shirley Burdick. The moon was sighted from elsewhere in Jerusalem at around 18:33 by Avi Ben Mordechai, Dina Marcus, Valerie Knowles, Michele Abraham, and Kerry White and from Kfar Eldad by Bruce Brill.

Photos of the new moon taken from Jerusalem are posted at:
http://www.karaite-korner.org/kknmr.shtml

Yom Teruah Sameach!
Happy Day of Shouting!

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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