I am happy to announce that The new moon has been sighted in Israel! On Monday, September 17, 2012 by observers all over Israel… Yom Teruah will begin at sundown tonight and go through till Sundown on Tuesday the 18th. Have a happy and joyous Feast!
Here is the report from our brothers and sisters all over Israel…
The first crescent sliver New Moon. Sighted from Israel!
Sighted From: Jerusalem, Israel
Date Sighted: Monday, September 17, 2012
Time Sighted: 6:48 PM
Sighted by: David Cachicas at 6:48pm and shortly thereafter by Daniela Cachicas, Victor Marquis, and Rick Busenbark; *from Poriya Illit by Randy Boer at 6:48; *from Pisgat Masuah by Willie Ondricek and Tina Ondricek at 6:48; *from Kefar Eldad by Yoel Halevi at 6:52; *from Mount Yoash by Nehemia Gordon at 6:54pm and shortly thereafter by Keith Johnson and Washington Sanchez; *from Ariel at 6:56pm by Charlotte Mecklenburg and shortly thereafter by Frank Mecklenburg; *from Sderot by Paola Manucci at 6:56pm and shortly thereafter by Yonit Nathanel, Tzvi Ben Daniel, and eight others; *from Hebron by Gershom Qiprisci and Ellen Qiprisci at 7:00pm *from Beer Milkah by Tim Boer and Bruce Brill at 7:04pm and shortly thereafter by Meggy Willmann; *from near Caesarea by Ramona Frank and her husband at 7:03pm; *from another location in Jerusalem by Shiloh David at 7:07pm; *from Mount Gerizim by Tommy Hammer at 7:07pm and shortly thereafter Sean Lanahan and Mark Sommers.
Hebrew Month: Tishri – Seventh Hebrew Month
Have a Happy Feast of Trumpets and A Wonderful Time of Rejoicing during this Fall Feast Season!
~ Brother Mark Harris