“Rosh Hashanah”


“Tear Up The Harsh Decrees”: Reflections on Tkhines for the High Holidays

Eve Romm

Eve Romm looks to tkhines — Yiddish women’s devotional literature — for High Holidays prayers that "feel earnest, tender, and richly human."


A New Year, a New shifskarte

Shifra Epstein

A look at an example of the famed Yiddish new years cards. This one is a "good year ship ticket," granting the receiver "120 free yearly round-trips for himself and his family."