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New Moon Report – 7th Biblical Month – Yom Teruah has Begun! (2009)

2010 Update: When is Yom Teruah 2010?

...which means Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) will be on September 30th this year. See Karaite Korner.

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Subject: [Karaite Korner Newsletter] #416: New Moon Report - September 2009 - Seventh Biblical Month

Karaite Korner Newsletter #416

New Moon Report
September 2009
Seventh Biblical Month

On Sunday September 20, 2009 the new moon was sighted by observers across Israel. The moon was sighted:
*from Kefar Tavor by Chad and Barbara Peterson and by Dan and Yvonne Olivier at 18:42.
*from Beersheva by Yaron Laluz at 18:51.
*from Ramle by Avi Yefet and Mordechai Chayina at 19:00.
*from Tekoa by Bruce Brill and Paul Thompson at 19:01.

On the previous evening (Saturday September 19, 2009) visibility was impossible from Israel.

Yom Teruah Sameach!

Nehemia Gordon
Jerusalem, Israel

Online Source: #416: New Moon Report - September 2009 - Seventh Biblical Month

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  1. awesome – I was out looking tonight, but being in the city its all houses, so you don’t get the right elevation :) Might have been too low for us to see here in the UK anyway.

  2. we saw it here – rural Australia – the minute we spotted it, the kookaburra’s all laughed loudly and in unison! Praise YHWH :)

  3. We along with about 30 others spotted the new moon in Phoenix, AZ at about 6:40PM with shofars blasting and voices shouting Yom Teruah and Praise YHWH!!!! Ahhh, what a wonderful day!

  4. Lots of of guys talk about this issue but you said some true words.


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