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rosh chodesh

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  1. Rosh Hodesh, Rosh Chodeshnoun

    (Judaism) the beginning of each month in the Jewish calendar; marked by a special liturgy


  1. Rosh Chodeshnoun

    The first day of a new month in the Jewish calendar.


  1. rosh chodesh

    Rosh Chodesh, also known as the Head of the Month, is the start of the new Hebrew month in the Jewish calendar. It is a minor Jewish holiday that includes special prayers, blessings, and customs. The day is noted by additional liturgy, scriptural readings, and discussions during the Synagogue service. It's identified by the appearance of the first sliver of the moon.


  1. Rosh Chodesh

    Rosh Chodesh or Rosh ḥodesh is the name for the first day of every month in the Hebrew calendar, marked by the appearance of the new moon. Contrasted with the astronomical definition of new moon - which is not visible to the naked eye - the new moon in the Hebrew calendar is marked by the day and hour that the new crescent is observed. It is considered a minor holiday, akin to the intermediate days of Passover and Sukkot.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rosh chodesh in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rosh chodesh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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