3 09, 2013

More on “The Mysterious Origin of the Monthly Sanctification of the Moon Ceremony”

By |2013-09-03T03:58:29-07:00September 3rd, 2013|Thoughts|

                                            By Israel Drazin                 In my essay “The Mysterious Origin of the Monthly ‘Sanctification of the Moon,’” I showed that the practice is based on an ancient fear that the moon that had disappeared and is now seen as only a sliver, might disappear entirely. To forestall this disaster, those who recite this [...]