Art and Poetry for Rosh Hashanah

 TOKAH - Rosh Hashanah Honey Dish

TOKAH

Rosh Hashanah Honey Dish
Tobi Kahn
1998
Photo © Tobi Kahn

Meditation for Rosh Hashanah

Nessa Rapoport

Awaken to the year as it is born, the aleph bet
beginning, writing our destiny. Sovereign of sweetness,
refute severity, remember us as we return to You,
word by word, assemble us, Scribe, let us hear Your call
as we summon You into our lives.

© 2004 by Nessa Rapoport

nessa rapaport
Nessa Rapoport’s new novel Evening was published by Counterpoint Press on September 1, 2020. She is the author of Preparing for Sabbath, a novel; A Woman’s Book of Grieving, prose poems; and House on the River, a memoir; among other works.

 
Tobi Kahn
Tobi Kahn has had more than seventy solo museum shows of his paintings, sculpture, installations, and ceremonial art. Selected collections include the Guggenheim Museum; the Houston Museum of Fine Arts; The Phillips Collection; the Jewish Museum in New York; the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale; and the Minneapolis Institute of Art.