A Yiddish new year postcard, large numbers of which were printed in the late C19.

 

JVL wishes all our members, supporters and readers a happy and democratic new year!

For an elaboration of the religious and cultural significance of the High Holy days see our Facebook post.

For a history of  Yiddish new year cards in the late C19 see the Postcards and Greeting Cards entry in The YIVO Encyclopedia of
Jews in Eastern Europe.

For more about the postcard illustration above see Saying Shana Tova with a Yiddish Postcard.


We will never give up the fight to call out injustice, to express solidarity with those who suffer. Let us all work for a lasting peace and a better world for all people.

AWAYS with the Oppressed.
NEVER with the Oppressor.

שנה טובה ומתוקה‎

Shanah Tovah Umetukah

A Good and Sweet Year