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Front Matter Half Title Page Title Page Copyright Page PrefaceDedication Page How to make best use of this seferTorah Lishmah InstituteIntroductionThe Dating of KingsRules for dating kingsNisan and TishriRe: Converting the count from one system to anotherBal T'acherParshas MishpatimParshas Ki SisaSignificance off the time limitOn the synchronization of the Jewish and Babylonian months Re: MonthsHow is it known that Nisan is the New Year for Months? It derives from the verse AnalysisRosh haShana: A tanna'itic viewRe: Verses acceptable for Malkhiyos, Zikhronos and Shofaros Re: YovelRe: The type off Shoffar to be used on Rosh haShanaRe: The shape of the shofarRe: The nature of Rosh haShanaAnalysisHallelThe same blessings are recited on Rosh haShana andYovelShofarRe: Horns versus antlersRe: Type off shofarShape of shofarGenderThe order of the Rosh haShana Sh'moneh Esreh Kiddush haChodeshIntroductionTime of first moladRe: 19-year cycleIntroduction to Part TwoDefinitionsRambam's procedureMean ModelThe reference point: Day 0Locating the position of the mean and true sunCalculating the position off the mean sunCalculating the true position off the sunLocating the position of the mean moonCalculating the position off the mean moonStep OneStep TwoLocating the true position of the moonStep OneStep 2Step 3Locating the moon's latitudeStep 1Step 2Step 3Step 4Contents Rosh haShana: Chapter OneMishnaJerusalem Talmud[J1]G'mara MishnaJerusalem Talmud[J2]G'maraJerusalem Talmud[J3]The time span for transgression of Bal T'acher isJerusalem Talmud[J4]Re: The manner in which each tanna utilizes theverses used by the others for purposes of BalT'acherJerusalem Talmud[J6]Jerusalem Talmud[J7][J8][J9][J10] [J11] [J12]G'mara[J13] [J14] [J15] Mishna G'maraJerusalem Talmud[J19][J20]MishnaG'maraMishnaG'maraMishnaG'maraJerusalem Talmud[J21][J22]MishnaG'maraMishnaG'maraMishnaJerusalem Talmud[J23][J24]
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