God's New Moons and
New Months as Sighted
from Jerusalem and Israel
Latest New Moon Sighting
God's Biblical calendar is based on visual observa-
tion of the ripening barley, sightings of the new moon
crescent, and the spring equinox. The principles are
given in Scripture.
The new moon of the first month was sighted in Israel on the evening of March 29 by reliable witnesses, thus beginning the month of Abib or Nisan, the first month of the new year. Rosh Chodesh Sameach!
Abib -- First Month