Paul Wilson (27 Oct 2011)
"New Moon sighted - Eighth Biblical Month starts October 29th 2011"

Karaite Korner Newsletter #537

New Moon Report
October 2011
Eighth Biblical Month

On October 28, 2011 the new moon was sighted from Israel. It was first sighted:
*from Jerusalem at 4:58pm by Daniela Cachicas followed shortly thereafter by David Cachicas and Rick Busenbark;
*from elsewhere in Jerusalem at 5:02pm by Nehemia Gordon followed shortly thereafter by Devorah Gordon;
*from Poriya at 5:02pm by Devorah Boer followed shortly thereafter by Jacob Boer;
*from Kefar Eldad at 5:10pm by Bruce Brill;
*from Gush Etzyon at 5:12pm by Yoel Halevi.

My photos of the new moon from Jerusalem are posted at:

Check out my new weekly discussion of the Torah portion with Keith Johnson and Jono Vandor at:

Rosh Chodesh Sameach!
Happy New Moon!

Nehemia Gordon
Jerusalem, Israel