Like many cultures of ancient origin, the Jewish people follow a lunar calendar. Watching the monthly waxing and waning of our nearest heavenly neighbor, the year begins with the appearance of a new moon and the celebration of two major festivals coincide with the rising of the full moon. Some Jewish festivals commemorate events in the nation’s history while others mark the passage of the yearly agricultural cycle in this part of the world.
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