On the Shabbat prior to each Rosh Chodesh a special prayer called Birkat HaChodesh is said in the synagogue. Join Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman as he explores the origins of this prayer, it’s liturgy and relevant halachot.
Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman graduated from Yeshiva University in 1980 and the dental school of Columbia University in 1985. In 1989 he began studying and teaching at Yeshivat Hamivtar and now studies and teaches at Yeshivat Machanaim in Efrat. He has rabbinic ordination from Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg.