World Alliance of Qaraim

האיגוד העולמי של הקראים
Всемирный Альянс Караимов

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The World Alliance of the Qara’im is a commonwealth of independent Qara’ite spiritual and communal leaders, religious communities and congregations, study groups and spiritual centers of Qaraim, Qaraimler, Karaylar, Karaite Jews, Bney Miqra, Ba’alei Miqra and Karaites.

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Hag HaMazoth Q & A – World Alliance Of Qara’im (Karaites) – Passover Torah Study – Wed 24 Apr 24

Date: Wednesday 24 April 2024

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm Jerusalem time (4:30pm – 6:30pm Lisbon; 11:30am – 1:30pm New York)

As regions around the world are starting to switch over to Daylight Savings Time, please pay careful attention to the local time in your area.




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New Moon Report | Tuesday 9 April 2024

Biblical Calendar Society (BCS) - New Moon Report - Tuesday 9 April 2024 - First Biblical Month

➠ The new moon WAS SIGHTED in Israel on the evening of Tuesday 9 April 2024, by:
* Binjamin Casey at 7:18 PM from Qatzrin, in the Golan Heights
* Other observers throughout the Land of Israel

AVIV BARLEY ➠ Since copious amounts of Aviv barley have been found throughout the Land of Israel, this month will be declared as the FIRST MONTH OF THE NEW YEAR.

➠ Thus, the First Biblical Month begins tonight.

HAG HA-MAZOTH ➠ This sets the dates of Hag HaMazoth this year as follows:
* Hag HaMazoth will begin at sunset on Tuesday 23 April 2024.
* Hag HaMazoth will end after sunset on Tuesday 30 April 2024.

* The day on which the Omer offering should be brought is Sunday 28 April 2024. This is the day which kicks off the 49-day count, the day after which is Hag HaShavuoth.

[Photograph by Dave Khen]