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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Happy Rosh Hashanah! Jewish New Year 5781

 Dear Sillies,
   This Friday eve marks a New Year for the Jewish people. If you feel old, consider this: We're embarking on the our 5,781st birthday bash! I know. Oy vey. 
   Because a fresh start is as imminent as it is welcome, I invite you to celebrate Rosh Hashanah* too. 
  
   Let's work towards a more peaceful, safe, and kind year across the globe. 
   Shana Tova! (Hebrew for "Happy New Year.")

*The start of the 10-day Jewish New Year. We dip apple slices in honey, then eat and enjoy, for a sweet new year.
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  Here I am with two siblings in 1969 (Jewish New Year 5,730). My other brother, Jonathan, was a mere embryo. {Technology was a lot more primitive back then. Thus, he's not pictured. =)}

 We wish you many moments of sweetness in the year ahead, along with greatly improved peace throughout the world.
  

18 comments:

  1. A big, big hooray for sweetness. And hope. And laughter.
    And yes, this morning I am feeling every one of those multitudinous years...

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    1. Ha. Every single one.
      "Multitudinous" is a great word. Thank you.
      Sweetness in abundance to you in 5781, EC.

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  2. I love this pic. And I wish you a Happy New Year in all the right ways. I love apples and honey (or caramel). I shall celebrate in spirit. Let's hope the Jewish New Year brings about awesome changes. Show us the light and the way. (no pressure)

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    1. I'll keep giving it my best, Joanne.
      Caramel apples you say? Hmmm. Sure. That works too.
      Thank you.

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  3. Well, yes, let's hope God works by this calendar, after all he gave it to the Hebrews, and ends this year on Friday. The last six months could have been six years.

    Regardless, Shana Tova, Robyn!

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    1. Thank you, Sage.
      L'Shana Tova and many continued blessings to you.

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  4. Happy High Holy Days! Look at you, in your cute little paisley (?) dress! And I bet those shoes are patent leather, aren't they! (I'm assuming you're the oldest one?)

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    1. Actually, that's my sis in the groovy paisley dress. I remember it well. I think I wanted it. Patent leather shoes too. I'm probably not wearing shoes. I never liked wearing them.

      Here's the breakdown (which I failed to include), left to right: Dawn approx 4.5, Glenn approx 2, me approx 3.5. =)

      Cheers and Happy New Year.

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  5. Happy Rosh Hashanah! We need a fresh start.

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    1. Moses knows, Alex. Yes. Thanks so much.
      Happy New Year to you. (We all need a fresh start.)

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  6. I wish we really could start a new year now.

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  7. Would sure be great if more peace was spread about indeed.

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  10. Happy Jewish New Year! Hope its an enjoyable 10 day celebration! May we all have a better year ahead.
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  11. A new year and I hope peace does become the forefront instead of division and hate.

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