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25 Adar 5778 / Tuesday, March 12, 2018

The commandment to sanctify the new moon and to arrange for leap years when necessary is designed to ensure that the various holidays set out in the Torah occur in their respective seasons--Passover must occur in spring; Sukkot in autumn.

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