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Rosh Chodesh

News and updates about Rosh Chodesh

Parashat Re’eh and Rosh Chodesh Elul 5782

There are many proofs that God exists, but I will report on a particular one that caught my attention, and its relation to the present..

Parashat Re’eh and Rosh Chodesh Elul 5782

Rosh Hodesh Tammuz Torah Essay: Five calamities

The 5 events on the 17th of Tammuz are tied together by the astute explanation given by Rabbi Norman Lamm.z"l on why synagogues fail.

Rosh Hodesh Tammuz Torah Essay: Five calamities

Oh, the fear

We got t hrough the rikudgalim of Jerusalem Liberation Day and we are still here, prophets of doom notwithstanding.

Oh, the fear

Rosh Hodesh Nissan Torah Essay: Taking control of time

Wouldn't the mitzva to love one's neighbor be a suitable first commandment to the Jewish people? Why the establishment of the new month?

Rosh Hodesh Nissan Torah Essay: Taking control of time

Parashat Hachodesh: When will Mashiach come?

There are two ways to achieve emotional growth, the Tishrei or the Nisan mode. See the Chatam Sofer on this..Which will bring Mashiach?

Parashat Hachodesh: When will Mashiach come?

Rosh Hodesh Adar 1 Torah Essay" Imitatio Dei and reciprocal love

Hashem expresses a double name and the names of a few characters in Tanakh are doubled as well. There is a pattern of meaning here.

Rosh Hodesh Torah Essay: Imitatio Dei and reciprocal love

Rosh Chodesh Adar: How's life? Enjoy it!

In the month of Adar, we have an opportunity to connect with simple joy, to rejoice in just being alive.

Rosh Chodesh Adar: How's life? Enjoy it!

Rosh Hodesh Shevat Torah Essay

On the 1st of the month of Shevat, we must take a look at the historical biblical event that transpired on this day thousands of years ago.

Rosh Hodesh Shevat Torah Essay

Rosh Hodesh Kislev Torah essay

Hanukkah is coming, the story reminding us that in the past, we have become enamoured with our own power and too secure in our position.

Rosh Hodesh Kislev Torah essay

For Rosh Chodesh: The contrasting month of Av

The month of Av becomes the Comforted month of Av, Menachem Av, similar to the term "lenachem aveilim" used during shiva..

For Rosh Chodesh:The contrasting month of Av

Chodesh Tov - have a good new month

On Rosh Chodesh Tammuz, take care to plan to have a good month in your thoughts, speech and actions, accept both compliments and criticism..

Chodesh Tov - have a good new month

Rosh Hodesh Shevat Torah essay

We must learn to 'pay it forward', realizing that many of the fruits of our labor won’t be ripe for years.

Rosh Hodesh Shevat Torah essay

Why does the month of Mar-Cheshvan have two names?

Chodesh tov! Today is the first day of a new Hebrew month which has two names. Why? And another question: Why isn't life fair?

Why does the month of Mar-Cheshvan have two names?

Rosh Chodesh Menachem Av Torah essay

What do we want to return to in Megillat Eicha?

Rosh Chodesh Menachem Av Torah essay

Rosh Chodesh Tammuz Torah Essay: Sitting with broken hearts

“There is nothing more whole than a broken heart” -Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk.

Rosh Chodesh Tammuz Torah Essay: Sitting with broken hearts

Women of the Wall: Grave concern for our well-being

WOW request police protection ahead of Rosh Chodesh prayers this Wednesday.

Women of the Wall: Grave concern for our well-being

A riddle for tomorrow, the third of Tevet

A riddle for tomorrow, the third of Tevet

Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Torah essay

Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Torah essay

How could WOW leave the Torah in the bathroom?

How could WOW leave the Torah in the bathroom?

Watch: Hundreds at Western Wall for Rosh Chodesh prayers

Education Minister Rabbi Rafi Peretz among the worshipers. 'We are truly living in a special generation.'

Watch: Hundreds at Western Wall for Rosh Chodesh prayersplayer

Listen: Mendy Shapiro's single celebrating the new Jewish month

Ahead of Rosh Chodesh Kislev, producer Moti K and Mendy Shapiro released song about Jewish month of Kislev.

Listen: Mendy Shapiro's single celebrating the new Jewish monthplayer

'Women of the Wall sang loudly and disrupted our prayers'

Woman whose prayers were disrupted by Women of the Wall at the Kotel wonders why police make arrests at Netiv Ha'avot but not at the Kotel.

'Women of the Wall sang loudly and disrupted our prayers'

Preparing for mass ascent to Mount of Olives

Jewish cemetery on the Mount of Olives prepares for large groups of visitors, with hundreds expected to visit.

Preparing for mass ascent to Mount of Olives

Report: Women of the Wall bring 'dancer' to Kotel

Radical feminist group came Monday morning to the Kotel, as they do every Rosh Chodesh, along with a 'dancer', witness says.

Report: Women of the Wall bring 'dancer' to the Kotel

600 Jews encircle the Temple Mount in prayer

Revived 1,000-year-old tradition gets a boost with hundreds of French seminary girls, holding Jewish new month prayers at each gate.

600 Jews encircle the Temple Mount in prayer

The Other Side to Rosh Hashanah

The Other Side to Rosh Hashanah

Saved from the Stabbing by Rosh Chodesh Prayers

Shmuel, who works right by the site of the Tel Aviv attack, tells Arutz Sheva he arrived moments after thanks to Jewish new month prayers.

Saved from the Stabbing Thanks to Rosh Chodesh Prayers

Police Warn Jewish Kids for Bowing on Temple Mount

Jewish children split up to avoid angering Muslim worshipers. Tour guides say they were threatened with arrest.

Police Warn Jewish Children for Bowing on Temple Mount

Police Ignore Girl Attacked By Rock Throwing Arabs

Arab thugs stoned and attacked with bricks and bottles a group of Jewish girls, whose “crime” was walking atop the walls of the Old City

Police Ignore Girl Attacked, Injured By Rock Throwing Arabs