History, Values, and Activities Robert Goodman ... From this we might surmise that the new moon was celebrated for two days on which no work (e.g., hunting, shooting) was done. From the account of Elisha and the Shunamitea#39;s son (II Kings 4:8-37, especially verse 23), it might be inferred that a aquot;man of Godaquot; ... we learn that the new moon was celebrated as a time on which work and trade ceased (see Amos 8:5 and Isaiah 1:13-14). ... In addition, an abbreviated Hallel prayer is recited.
|Title||:||Teaching Jewish Holidays|
|Publisher||:||Behrman House, Inc - 1997|