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Rosh Ḥodesh Readings

This is an archive of public readings selected for Rosh Ḥodesh, the New Moon festival celebrating the moon’s renewal, commencing every month in the Jewish calendar.

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For prayers composed for Rosh Ḥodesh, visit here.

For prayers composed for a specific month:

  1. Nissan
  2. Iyar
  3. Sivan
  4. Tamuz
  5. Av
  6. Elul
  7. Tishrei
  8. Marḥeshvan
  9. Kislev
  10. Tevet
  11. Sh’vat
  12. Adar (Alef & Bet)

בן סירא מב:כא-מג:לא | ben Sira 42:21-43:31, a hymn of creation translated by Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan

פֶּרֶק שִׁירָה | Pereq Shirah, a litany of verses spoken by the creatures & works of Creation (after the arrangement of Natan Slifkin)

Haftarah Reading for Shabbat Maḥar Ḥodesh (1 Samuel 20:18-42): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

Haftarah Reading for Shabbat Rosh Ḥodesh (Isaiah 66): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman