Rosh Hashanah 2021 con’t…

September 6, 2021

As described in yesterday’s posting, my interest in making a Jewish New Year card has centred around recreating the atmosphere of a 19th century Eastern European shtetl (yiddish for ‘village’) where the Jewish community developed a rich heritage of customs, including a unique style of musical tradition called klezmer.

Here is a taste–more likely a reminder–of what klezmer sounds like, being rich in the minor keys and featuring clarinet, violin, accordion and trumpet:

And here is the initial painting of my Rosh Hashanah 2021 greeting card….

7 Responses to “Rosh Hashanah 2021 con’t…”

  1. Hineini said

    Thank you! That inspires me to continue. I always cite my sources…I really appreciate your acknowledgement.

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  2. ….your postings are full of helpful wisdom and spiritual reflection. I’m glad you give credit to those behind the commentaries so your readers can google their names and discover even more.

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  3. Hineini said

    So many things are electronic these days, it’s a delight to see hand-made and hand-painted cards. Thank you for reading.

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  4. L’shana Tovah also to you! I make cards for my former spouse and in-laws. (She is the President of ARZA-Association of Reform Zionists of America). Thank you for your kind words. I’m enjoying your blog.

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  5. Hineini said

    Love your greeting card and enjoyed the Klezmer. Shana tova u’metuka 🍎🍯

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  6. ….oh you are so right, Kaya! Thank you.


  7. Kaya said

    The Jewish New Year Card is fabulous! “Fiddler on the Roof” is one of my favorite musicals. I think about this musical as a wonderful treasure.

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