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Rosh Hodesh

or Rosh Cho·desh

[rohsh khoh-desh; Ashkenazic Hebrew rohsh khoh-desh; Sephardic Hebrew rawsh khaw-desh]
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noun Judaism.
  1. the beginning of a new month in the Jewish calendar, celebrated in a specified manner during the morning service in the synagogue.

Origin of Rosh Hodesh

From the Hebrew word rōsh ḥōdhesh literally, beginning of the new moon
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