By: Foundation for Jewish Camp

Moon Magic: Marking the Months

Type: Programs
Topics: Cornerstone

The Jewish calendar is built around a luni-solar cycle, drawing energy and structure from the start of each month’s new moon. There are a number of beautiful rituals to mark each month’s specific qualities, connecting to the month’s holidays and weather as well as other cultures’ ways of marking time and moon cycles. Some of these rituals focus specifically on celebrating women. In this session, we’ll learn about these Rosh Chodesh (new month) rituals, in particular with ideas for celebrating the summer months of Tamuz, Av and Elul.