Rosh Hashanah Honey Dish
Photo © Tobi Kahn
Meditation for Rosh Hashanah
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 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 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.