7th New Moon (Ethanim/Tishrei) Sighted 2019

30 September 2019

Shalom Aleichem,

I pray you had a blessed Yom Teru’ah. The new moon was visible in Israel and the United States at sunset on 29 September.  Share your new moon sighting.

Location Date (Sunset) Observer(s)
Israel 29 September 10
West-central, New Mexico, United States 29 September 2
Point Judith, Rhode Island, United States 29 September 3
Central Eastern Australia 30 September 2
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 30 September 4

Based on the 29th of September, the seventh month calendar is as follows (starting the erev before):

  • Yom Teru’ah – 30 September
  • Yom Ha Kippurrim – 9 October
  • Sukkōth – 14 October – 20 October
  • Shemini Atzereth – 21 October

May YHWH be with you,

Ya’aqov Adam Meyer

29 September

Jerusael and Zebulun Valley, Israel

The new moon was sighted from Israel this evening, Sunday, 29 September 2019!

  • From Jerusalem at 6:54pm by Devorah Gordon, followed by Rebeca Corlan, Ion Corlan, Cristian Pricop, Dawn Austin, Grant and Reidar.
  • From the Zevulun Valley at 7:01pm by Yoel Halevi and his son.

West-central, New Mexico, United States

The new moon crescent was sighted clear, bright, and high in West-central, New Mexico, USA by 2 observers 15 minutes after local sunset. DM (2 observers)

Point Judith, Rhode Island, United States

Lots of low clouds, but the crescent became visible for a brief period. JA (3 observers)

30 September

Central Eastern Australia

New moon wasn’t visible last night but easily visible the 30th September at sunset. YM (2 observers)

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Very cloudy but we saw in the last 15 minutes before the moonset. RJ (4 observers)