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Sending Shana Tova Greetings

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is also called Yom HaDin, the Day of Judgment. Traditionally, this is the day when God decides who should be written into the Book of Life. It is therefore customary to greet each other saying, “May you be inscribed and sealed for a good year.”

What can Shana Tova cards tell you about different Jewish communities and time periods? What greetings would you write on a card?

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