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Heavenly Bodies, Terrestrial Time: Exploring Astronomy in the Hebrew Calendar

Mon September 18, 2023 @ 19:00 - 20:30

Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of a new year, a new month, and the High Holidays, but have you ever wondered what determines these ever-changing dates? Join the Museum of Jewish Montreal to find out, with a night of festive stargazing and astronomical exploration.

Led by Plateau Astro (Trevor Kjorlien), visitors will be taken on a guided walk through the Plateau to learn about the relationship between the planetary movements, the Jewish New Year and the Hebrew calendar. The walk will conclude in Parc Jeanne-Mance where visitors will be invited to explore the night sky by telescope.

Adults: $25
Students: $13
Ages 65+: $23
Ages 13-17: $13
Ages 8-12: $8
Ages 0-7: Free

Please note that capacity is limited, so early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment. Click here to reserve your spot.

About Our Guest:
Trevor Kjorlien is a Space Educator who runs Plateau Astro, a small company based in Montreal dedicated to teaching people about space, astronomy, and culture.

Weather Policy: In the event of severe weather conditions, the tour will be rescheduled and all participants will be automatically invited to attend the rescheduled date.


Mon September 18, 2023
19:00 - 20:30


Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal


Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal
5220 St. Laurent blvd.
Montréal, Québec H2T 1S1 Canada
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