On Sunday sunset October 6, 2013 the new moon was sighted in the Land of Israel!! The eighth Biblical month is here!!

The new moon was sighted by Yoel Halevi at 6:23 pm from Israel. 
Please see his picture here!!! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=570740889648084&set=a.291190204269822.77635.277694812286028&type=1&theater

It was also sighted by David Cachicas at 6:28 pm and later by two other witnesses with David by the side of Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem.

Thank you to all the new moon sighters!! We appreciate your reports!!

Rosh Hodesh Sameach!

Devorah Daniel reporting from Texas for Nehemia Gordon who is off in the wilds of China