A Happy New Year / גמר חתימה טובה

A Happy New Year / גמר חתימה טובה
Rosh Hashanah postcard depicting the ceremony of kapparot. The following is recited during the ceremony : "This is my exchange, this is my substitute, this is my atonement." In this postcard, the head of the rooster used for kapparot is substituted with the face of Nicholas II of Russia.
William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection - Postcards
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918
Topical Subject:
Rosh ha-Shanah cards, Jews--Social life and customs, Judaism--Customs and practices, Yom Kippur
English, Hebrew
Shelving Locator:
Postcard Portfolio 08, cofc-war-postcard08-031
Internet Media Type:
Digitization Specifications:
Scanned with Epson Perfection 4870 Photo, 800 ppi, 24-bit color. Archival tiff image available.
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