Greeting Cards Are Passé: Rosh Hashanah Goes Digital

As with all traditions, there are still some village elders who hold onto the old ways, but the Jewish New Year has gone digital, big-time.

Remember the way people used to deliver New Year’s wishes on Rosh Hashanah? I’ll explain the ancient rituals for those under the age of 30. You see used to have these items called “cards” - they were made out of paper, signed with a pen, inserted in envelopes with a real stamp on them. Alternatively, there was something called a telephone call, where you would pick up a phone that was attached to the...