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There is a ceremony or ritual which belongs to the Jewish heritage and which honours the New Moon in a very specific way. It is said that the Moon was unhappy with her apparently secondary position in relation to the Sun, and that God placated her with her own special ceremony. While the ritual is addressed to the Moon, it also honours the renewal of the cycle of femininity and therefore it is an appropriate one with which to acknowledge the power of the matriarch. We give it here in the form of the old words since they are so meaningful.

  • After the third day of the New Moon every Jew should, either alone or along with their whole congregation, salute the Moon with a prayer. They should go together to a place where they can see the Moon best and from there look up at the Moon.
  • The words to be repeated are Blessed art thou. O Lord our God, King of the World, Who with his Words created the heavens and with
    the breath of his Mouth the heavenly Hosts:
    A Statute and a Time he gave unto them, that they
    should not vary from their Orders,
    They were glad and they rejoiced to obey the Will of
    their Maker,
    The Maker is true and his Works are true:
    And unto the Moon, he said that she shall monthly
    renew her crown and her Beauty toward the Fruit
    of the Womb
    For they hereafter shall be renewed unto her,
    To beautify unto their Creator for the Glory of his
    Name and of his Kingdom
    Blessed art thou, O Lord, the Renewer of the
    Months.
  • Then say three times: Blessed is thy Former, blessed is thy Maker, blessed is thy Purchaser, blessed is thy Creator.
  • Next, rise up onto the toes and say three times: As well I jump towards thee and cannot reach to
    touch thee, so shall none of mine enemies be able to
    touch me for harm.
     
  • Then say three times: Fear and Dread shall fall upon them,
    By the Greatness of thine arm they shall be as still
    as a stone.
    As a stone they shall be still by thy Arm’s
    Greatness; Dread and fear on them shall fall.
  • Then following words should then be said three times to each other: Peace unto ye, unto ye peace, David, King of Israel liveth and subsisteth. This acknowledgement of the Moon’s validity was an important part of ancient Jewish thought. The words are not a spell in the true sense of the word, but they are still truly potent.

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