How To Keep The New Moons

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    • miguel angel trujillo on February 24, 2019 at 5:32 pm
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    please, include me on your email list concerning new moon sightings in Jerusalem, too.

    • Friederike on November 10, 2018 at 7:06 pm
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    please, include me on your email list concerning new moon sightings in Jerusalem, too.

    Thank you very much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  1. Please add me to your email list. I would like to know when the Sabbaths are and feast days. Thank you

  2. I am a Disciple of Jesus Christ and am doing research on the observance of the new moon by the the disciples of Jesus Christ and the Gospel they preached as the Body of Christ; the Church. Churches of God today (Sabbath and Holy Day keepers) follow the Jews in observing the Day of Blowing of Trumpets on the conjunction or dark moon, and not the waxing crescent or first sliver of light which represents the first day the month and the Sacred Year after the Spring Equinox.

    It appears the new moon observance is a very part of understanding God’s chronological time order and the observance of His Sabbath and Holy Days. Paul in Col 2:16 associates the new moon in the same context as the Sabbath and Holy Days.

    So please add me to your report email list. I have found it to be very valuable in tracking and observance of God’s appointed times.

    • Patti Smith on March 28, 2017 at 5:53 pm
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    Please include me on your new moon sightings email. Also interested in hearing some sermons and weekly Sabbath updates.

    1. Thanks for including us in the 9-20-21 Sliver sighting. aamen

    • TC Carr on March 2, 2017 at 11:54 pm
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    Seems there may be an error on the page .
    April 12th is not a thursday 😉

    The email list signup is not working, it returns an error. If you have a list can you please add my address.

    On another note; What software do you use if any? Can you provide the time, duration, and Illumination of the crescent?

    Todah Rabah
    Turgeman bn Turgeman

    1. Thanks for the heads up, The Signup Form and Email system was down for a few days, but it should be back up and running. I am sorry for any inconvenience it may have caused. I will add you to our list manually now!

      I am not sure where the April 12th date is from that says it Thursday?

      I’m not specifically sure what software you are talking about. Can you please clarify?
      Also, I am pretty certain There are other websites that provide the time, duration and illumination of the moon at anytime.
      This website is pretty much strictly for explaining the Creator’s Calendar, reporting the sightings of the New moon in Israel and helping folks determine the feast dates.

      I hope this is a help to you!
      Shalom and Blessings!

      • Jo on March 24, 2018 at 9:27 pm
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      The US Naval Observatory is one site for duration and illumination of the moon. You will need to supply the Longitude and Latitude for the town/city you wish the information for. You can also search for the equinox and solstice dates as well

      Another site is As you will see I have selected Jerusalem, but you can select anywhere in the world. It will show the phases, duration and illumination for the whole month.

      Thank you Mark for this website and the information you supply.

    • Victor Dybka on February 9, 2017 at 4:11 am
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    Please include me on your email list for New Moon sightings.
    Thank You So Much!

    • Fran on December 10, 2016 at 1:16 am
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    Please include me on your email list for New Moon sightings.

    Thank You So Much!

  3. Please inform me on New moon sightings.I was expecting to celebrate tomorrow (7th july)but an sorry I’ve missed.

    • E Yisrael on September 26, 2015 at 12:19 pm
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    Could you send me emailed updates relative to the new moon being sited in Jerusalem each month, and projected dates for Holy Feast Days, please? May the Creator bless and keep you in this work. Thank you kindly.

      • Rosemond Bempah on October 13, 2015 at 10:37 pm
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      Please email info. Thanks!

  4. please add me to your update list, want to stay updated on new moons, holy feast days, etc. PRAISE YHWH!

    • Yvonne on September 15, 2015 at 5:06 am
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    Could you possibly add me to your email list for the sighting of the moon, hopefully this evening. much appreciated. shalom

    1. Send me New moon updates

      1. Am messianic and was waiting to celebrate the New moon for Tammuz 2016 on 7th July but am sorry to note it was sighted on 5th.

    • Charles on September 14, 2015 at 12:14 am
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    I was looking for this new moon starting in september 13 for the feast. I guess no sitting. Could you please add me to your list if possible. Thank you Charles!

    • Charles on September 13, 2015 at 11:55 pm
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    I was looking for this new moon starting in september 13 for the feast. I fuss no sitting. Could you please add me to your list if possible. Thank you Charles!

    • darren Peter heron on September 13, 2015 at 11:00 am
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    Please could you text me a new moon alert to my phone here in sydney Australia. My no is +610428841627. Sgalom and thank you darren Peter

    1. My phone does not text well to International Numbers..Do you have an email address?

    • Corne on September 7, 2015 at 7:29 pm
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    Go check Kanaan Ministries New Moon Prayers. You will be amazed. Shalom

    • Dorothy on July 22, 2015 at 2:43 am
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    Please add me to your e-mail list. I am ever grateful!

    1. You have been added to our list and sent a confirmation email! Shalom!

    • Jim on June 21, 2015 at 12:10 am
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    Please add me to the email list. shalom to all

    1. You have been sent a confirmation link! Shalom =]

    • Lori on October 24, 2014 at 11:17 pm
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    Please subscribe me to your email list of new moon sightings. Thank you so much!

    • Sergiej on September 26, 2014 at 10:01 am
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    Please add my email to your mailing list, thank you! שלום וברכה

  5. can you put me on your mailing list please so i can observe the holy days of YHVH on the right days when the moon is sited in Jerusalem.
    shalom psi steve

    1. Sure can BRO! Make sure you confirm in the confirmation email I sent you! Thanks! Shalom!!!

        • patty on November 17, 2014 at 1:39 pm
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        Would you add me too??

    • AEON BENT on August 28, 2014 at 11:17 am
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    YAHVAH be with you all, i love what you are doing keep up the good work.I from Jamaica i celebrat the new moon feast i am looking forward for the seven feast please sent me up date YAHVAH bless u all

    • Joey on July 29, 2014 at 6:30 pm
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    Please add my name to your mailing list.

    It will be appreciated if mailing list can be updated soonest after the sightings as we are not in Israel
    and are dependent on information to be correctly and timeously supplied. It will also to appreciated if information about the correct celebration of the New moon feast can be provided.

    • Joseph D. on July 29, 2014 at 6:26 pm
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    Please add my name to your mailing list.

    It will be appreciated if mailing list can be updated soonest after the sightings as we are not in Israel
    and are dependent on information to be correctly and timeously supplied.

    • Paul Beshoner on April 22, 2014 at 9:09 pm
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    Please put me on the list also…..

    • Lana Mccloud on January 4, 2014 at 4:08 pm
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    Please add me to your mailing list. Thanks

    • Mary Spencer on December 16, 2013 at 12:21 am
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    Hi please add me to your mailing list.

    Thank You

    1. We added you to our list! Blessings!!!

    • Mary Poole on December 5, 2013 at 10:20 am
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    Please add me to your mailing list. THANKS

    1. I think you are already subscribed. I verified and we have you on our list! Shalom and Blessings

    • Roger Davis on November 5, 2013 at 3:07 pm
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    Please add me to your EMail list.

    • monica on October 3, 2013 at 12:00 am
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    Hi. Thank you for your good work. Looking forward to the New Moon info.

    • donna gueno on September 20, 2013 at 1:53 pm
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    • Alan Sims on September 6, 2013 at 6:53 am
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    Shalom Mark,

    I kept Peach/Passover the night of March 26th 2013, and that was not right, I forgot about the Spring Equinox. You said you will be having Sukkot starting the night of Oct. 20th and Oct. 21st will begin the Feast as that will be the first day and following those seven day will be the last great day or the Eight Day. The last great day is as it says in John 7:37 “On the last day, that great day of he feast…” What Feast? John 7:2 The Feast of Tabernacles I.e. the Feast of Sukkot. So, the last great day is the last day of Sukkot. How many days is Sukkot? Leviticus 23:34 ” Speak to the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth day of this seventh month shall be Chag HaSukkot/The Feast of Tabernacles for SEVEN DAY to YHVH.” So Sukkot is seven days and so the last day of this Feast is the 7th day. Sukkot then, begins on the 15th day of the 7th month of Tishri and ends on the 21st day. So, if Sukkot ends on the 21st day of Tishri, how is the 22nd of Tishri , the last great day? Sukkot pictures the 7th millennium, which is the millenial reign of Y’shua, which is also pictured of course by Shabbat, the 7th day of the week. So, Sukkot which pictures the 7th day is followed by what? The 8th day! So, if Sukkot pictures the 7th day/7th millennium, then what does the day following the 7th day of Sukkot, the22nd day of Tishri, which we call the 8th/Eighth day, what does it( 8th day) picture? The time after the 7th millienium. And do you know what we call this day? We call it ” The Day After Time”,also known as ETERNITY. The Eighth Day is not the end of the 7th Millenium. Why would the final HIGH HOLY DAY picture the end of a finite period of time such as the 7th Milllenium. The Eighth Day pictures ETERNITY and the VISION for us should be, working out our salvation so we can spend ETERNITY with the ONE WHO IS ETERNAL!!! If we are seekers of TRUTH, then instead of focusing just on ruling with the KING MESSIAH Y’SHUA on this earth for a 1000 years, we should be SEEKING UNDERSTANDING OF THE DAY THAT SPEAKS OF ETERNITY…THE GLORIOU AND MAJESTIC EIGHTH DAY!!!


      • valerie on January 27, 2015 at 6:29 am
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      awesome Alan!!!!!! emet!

    • Daryl Johnson on August 25, 2013 at 1:10 am
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    Shalom, we just stumbled on this site and we are in agreement with how you calculate the beginning of the year. We would like to know where you are located, i.e. where do you host the Feast of Tabernacles? And we would like to be put on your emailing list please. We saw the picture of the Feast of Tabernacles celebration presumably for 2010??? and on it everyone was drinking canned sodas. Our hearts sunk and hope information has come to you by now but if not please let us share that these drinks are poison and as our bodies are to be His temples on earth it is important that His people be made aware of the dangers in the foods and drinks used so they can take care of these temples. The stomach fuels the brain and it is the frontal lobe of the brain that is our conscience. If it is impaired by toxins and poisons in the system [stomach/blood] then it will interfer with our spiritual relationship with our Almighty Father and His Son our Awesome Redeemer. May He impart discerment and the desire to grow spiritually to all His children that we may go home soon. Shalom Aleichem, Daryl and Marchita Johnson

    1. Shalom, I added you to our new moon report email list! I hope it blesses you. Brother Mark Harris is super busy right now, but I have passed on this request of information to him, and he will try to get back as soon as possible. Oh and I would like to settle your worries about drinking sodas. We actually do not drink sodas and neither does Brother Mark Harris. We have not for over 30 years. While we do not drink sodas, and certainly do not serve them, we cannot really monitor what other people bring to eat themselves. We do have a health message, but some listen and some do not. I do agree with you about health and how important it is. Maybe we should change the picture to promote health as we believe it should be. 🙂 Thank you for your concerns and your questions…we will email you when further updates are available. ~Jessica for Brother Mark Harris

    2. Please see for more information on our current Feast of Tabernacles site.

    • Michellerose on August 6, 2013 at 2:07 am
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    Feast of trumpets should be around 9/5th at sunset
    Feast of tabernacles should be around 9/18th at sunset
    ….2013 right? I am new to trying to keep the holidays have been baning my head trying to figure it out. I want to plan for Sukkah accordingly.
    Blessings be with you!

    1. According to my understanding of the Calendar…Trumpets is expected to be based on sightings 10/7 That would put Atonement around 10/11 and Tabernacles around 10/21 through 10/29 …Again we are going my the sighting of the first moon after the equinox to determine the first of the year, so that would put other groups of believers on different schedules…Please watch my Creator’s Calendar Video for More Clarification!

    • Marie Tralongo on July 9, 2013 at 12:14 pm
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    Do you agree that the weekly Sabbath is also calculated by the moon, or do you believe that it is the the fixed date of Saturday each month


    1. The Sabbath is kept from sunset on the sixth day of the week (Friday) at sunset, to The fixed Seventh day of the week (Saturday) at sunset. I do not follow the lunar Sabbath belief. The moons are only to determine the months, not the Sabbath….

      Blessings to you as well!


  6. Hi mark.
    Do you know of any Sabbath keeping churches in the uk. that keep the biblical calendar like you.

    thank you Adrian.

    1. I do not know of any right now. I am sorry. Shalom!

  7. This site is a blessing and I’m glad to have brethren who choose to keep YAH’S time and calendar. Keep up the great work and stay on tue wall as watchmen. To YAH be all the glory!

    • Letitia Bishop on December 7, 2012 at 9:47 am
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    I am looking forward to being able to get updates to new moon sightings directly from Israel. Thank you.

    • Anson on September 27, 2012 at 1:58 pm
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    Why does mainstream Judaism keep the feast days a day earlier than us?

    1. Because after the Jews were scattered, they found it easier to calculate their calendar. This is not in sink with the way YHWH originally intended the calendar to be determined. These are His days and we should be keeping them the days He declares… The sightings do not always add up with the calculated, but sometimes they do. Some sects of Judaism still go by the sightings, but Mainstream have chosen to follow the calculated. I hope this answers your question.

      for Brother Harris

    • Linda Bass on September 18, 2012 at 2:47 pm
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    Please send me anything you have on how to celebrate new moon each month

    1. I will get a video up here explaining how to keep the new moons Soon!

    • Joseph on September 17, 2012 at 9:45 am
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    If someone has a link for me to get direct information from Israel please link it.

    • Joseph on September 17, 2012 at 9:44 am
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    I’m around Oklahoma and my night moon sighting says its a new moon on the night of sunday, the morning of monday with regards to days terms. The Feast of Trumpets is on Monday right, the 17 th?

    1. Yes…the 17th of September at sunset starts The Feast of Trumpets. The sightings are a little different in Israel than they are here in the US, that is why we have a central point (Israel) to sight the moon so that all believers are on the same schedule!

    • Ralph Grec0 on March 24, 2012 at 1:50 am
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    Please put me on the mailing list when that is available and please put me on the list for when the video “How to Keep the New Moons” is ready to be viewed.

    1. Will do sir!

      • Gary Wright on September 26, 2012 at 12:50 pm
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      what happens when you dont see the new moon until it is in the second day or the thrid day how do you keep the new moon then. from pic of the new moon that is showen here it looks like it is in the second day phase, the reason I say this I have seen the new moon on other occations that the sliver was alot smaller.


      1. Depending on the time, the new moon sliver can be different sizes. The key is to sight the moon after 29 days, if it is not sighted that day then you try again on the 30th day and declare the next day the first day by default. A month can only have 29 to 30 days… So the size of the moon depends on when it starts showing it’s light to earth at any place, but by the time it reaches Israel, it may vary in size. The place that it is officially sighted and declared is from Israel!

      • julie greene on September 1, 2014 at 3:20 pm
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      SHaLoM from medford or, usa

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