8 January 2019
The eleventh new moon was visible in multiple locations in Israel on 7 January at sunset. The new moon was not visible in Eastern Australia due to heavy cloud cover on both 7 and 8 January.
J. Adam Meyer
The new moon was sighted from Israel this evening on Monday, January 7, 2019!
* From Jerusalem at 5:13pm by Devorah Gordon and Gil Ashendorf.
* From Arad at 5:11pm by Elsie Anderson and Nataliyah Ribeiro.
* From Kfar Eldad (El David) at 5:15pm by Bruce Brill.
* From Eilat at 5:15pm by Lukas Michael Schneider, Anabelle Santos, and Alon and Lior Schneider.
* From Beer Sheva at 5:25pm by Ephraim Amnon.
* From Beer Sheva at 5:30pm by Yochanan Zaqantov and Gavriela Zaqantov.
As Rosh Chodesh (the first day of the month) begins the evening the new moon is sighted, the first day of this month is from sunset January 7, 2019 – sunset January 8, 2019. Be sure to keep track of what number month this is, based on when you started the new year.