News Letter 5855-051
The 3rd Year of the 4th Sabbatical Cycle
The 24th year of the 120th Jubilee Cycle
The 30th day of the 12th month 5855 years after the creation of Adam
The 12th Month in the Third year of the Fourth Sabbatical Cycle
The 4th Sabbatical Cycle after the 119th Jubilee Cycle
The Third Year Tithe for the Widows and Orphans and Levites
The Sabbatical Cycle of Sword, Famines, and Pestilence
February 25, 2020
Shalom to the Royal Family of Yehovah,
New Moon Day
At the time of this writing, I am not aware of any positive new moon sightings from Israel this evening, 24 February 2020. I will of course send an update should any positive observations come in later.
If no positive reports come in, tomorrow evening, 25 February 2020, will be the beginning of the new month by default, as it will be the end of 30 days since the beginning of the previous month.
On behalf of all of us who rely on these observations, we wish to thank everyone in Israel who looked for the new moon this evening and sent in their observations in a timely manner. We are also extremely grateful to everyone who is supporting our efforts from afar, your support helps us be able to collect the observations and share these reports around the world.
If reliable first-hand New Moon and Aviv Reports from Israel are of value to you, please consider supporting our efforts. We could really use your support in restoring the Biblical Calendar.
Chodesh Tov! Make it a great month!
We have our first Barley report back from Devorah and her team this year.
We also have reports from Becca Bidermann who has been hearing the incoming missiles and the Iron Dome going off to shoot them down above where she is staying. Please keep her in your prayers. We will have more reports for you about the state of the barley this week from our others sources. So please stand by before you decide which month we are now about to begin. ONce we have all the evidence then and only then can you make up your mind what you are going to do.
I want you to pay close attention to this part of the report
we also saw a fair amount of barley with the heads fully emerged in the flowering and cotton stages. We even saw a few stalks in the soft dough and hard dough stages, the latter meaning we could not squeeze the seed out, but could still easily cut the seed in half with our fingernails, but again we only found a few of these.
We need barley to ripe or in such a stage that it can be roasted and then made into flour for the wave offering on the Morrow after the Sabbath during the Days of Unleavened Bread. This could be 19 days away form now.
It is going to be another controversial year. It is going to be very close this year. Each of you must pay attention to all the reports and then decide.
As for our search and findings, we carried out this Aviv Search on Sunday, February 23, 2020 and inspected wild volunteer barley growing in the Northern Negev. We concentrated our search in this region, as we have found the climate in this area to be particularly conducive to the maturity of barley, and one of the earliest places in which barley ripens in Israel. We did not know what we would find when we set out on our search and approached our inspection with humility and openness to whatever we would discover.