1. This video podcast of "Rabbi Dan's Kohn Academy of Judaic Studies" presents an overview of how the Hebrew / Jewish calendar works. It is part of a 4-part series. This video covers: a) Lunar vs. Solar calendar, b) The problem of Passover, c) The solution - the Metonic Cycle - a Lunisolar calendar, d) Mahzor Katan, e) Leap Years & Adar Bet - Intercalated Year (Shanah M'uberet), f) Is this a Jewish Leap Year? (Shanah M'uberet)

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  2. This video podcast of "Rabbi Dan's Kohn Academy of Judaic Studies" presents an overview of how the Hebrew / Jewish calendar works. It is part of a 4-part series. This video covers: a) The Sanhedrin and Rosh Hodesh, b) Massu'ot - Early Long Distance Communication, c) 29 or 30 day Rosh Hodesh? Two days of festivals in the Diaspora, d) The problem of Rosh Hashanah which is also Rosh Hodesh, e) Dissolution of the Sanhedrin by the Byzantine Empire, f) Yom Tov Sheni shel Galuyot, g) Return to Biblical Calendar with the Zionist Yishuv, h) Modern Liberal Judaism and a return to the Biblical calendar

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Rabbi Dan's Kohn Academy of Judaic Studies Video Podcast

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This channel features the video podcasts created by Rabbi Daniel Kohn, the Rabbi-in-Residence of the Contra Costa Jewish Day School (CCJDS) in Lafayette, California in the San Francisco Bay area. These videos are a teaching aid for both students in the


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This channel features the video podcasts created by Rabbi Daniel Kohn, the Rabbi-in-Residence of the Contra Costa Jewish Day School (CCJDS) in Lafayette, California in the San Francisco Bay area. These videos are a teaching aid for both students in the Middle School and parents to review information covered in class and as a general learning resource for the larger Jewish community. You can contact Rabbi Dan at rabbidan@ccjds.org and follow him on Twitter @RabbiDan1

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