• August 21, 2019
  • 20 5779, Av
  • פרשת וארא

What is the Molad?

What is the Molad?

Each month on the Jewish calendar a specific time called the ‘molad’ refers to the ‘birth’ of the new moon. The molad is usually announced during the Bircat Hachodesh prayer said on the shabbat prior to Rosh Chodesh. Join Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman as he covers the background of how the molad came to be and helps us understand it’s importance on the Jewish calendar.

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September 03, 2019
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11
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31
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Tue 10:00 am
September 3, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am
What is the Molad?: Lesson
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September 10, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am
What is the Molad?: Lesson
Class description

Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman graduated from Yeshiva University in 1980 and the dental school of Columbia University in 1985. Since 1989 he has been studying and teaching at Yeshivat Hamivtar in Efrat. He has rabbinic ordination from Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg.