Greetings and Music Erev Yom Kippur; Rabbi Moshe Kesselman: Rosh Hashona, etc. (2022)

Greetings and Music Erev Yom Kippur; Rabbi Moshe Kesselman: Rosh Hashona, etc. (2022)

ווינטשיוואַניעס און מוזיק ערבֿ יום כּיפּור; הרבֿ משה קעסלמאַן: ראש השנה און אַזוי ווײַטער (2022)

Show notes

This week, greetings for Rosh Hashona from friends, participants, and sponsors of The Yiddish Voice / דאָס ייִדישע קול, combined with an excellent interview from our archive with Rabbi Moshe Kesselman (2022).

אַ גוט, געבענטשט יאָר אַלע אונדזערע צוהערער

אַ גוט קוויטל און אַ לײַכטן תּענית - גמר חתימה טובֿה


  1. Greetings from Judy Altmann, Holocaust survivor originally from Jasina, Czechoslovakia.
  2. Greetings from Leyzer Maimon, Holocaust survivor originally from Bilgoray, Poland, and leader of Young Israel of Mill Basin (Brooklyn, NY).
  3. Greetings from Rabbi Yitzchok-Boruch Teitelbaum, Kiryas Joel, NY, also known as the Pshisker Rebbe.
  4. Dovid Lenga, Holocaust survivor originally from Lodz, Poland.
  5. Greetings on behalf of the American Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants of Greater Boston, featuring members Tania Lefman (Treasurer), Mary Ehrlich, Joyce Levin, Rosalie Reszelbach, and Janet Stein (President).
  6. Greetings on behalf of the League for Yiddish / די ייִדיש-ליגע by Gitl Schaechter-Viswanath, Board Chair.
  7. Greetings from Eli Dovek ז״ל, late proprietor of our sponsor Israel Bookshop, Brookline, MA (from 2009).
  8. Greetings from Leah Shporer-Leavitt, co-host.
  9. Greeting from Sholem Beinfeld, co-host.
  10. Interview with Rabbi Moshe Kesselman, spiritual leader of Congregation Shaarei Tefila of Los Angeles. From our archive: originally aired September 21, 2022.


  • Music for High Holidays, including Cantor Simcha Koussevitzky: Zochreinu L'Chayim, and many more.
  • Intro instrumental music: DEM HELFANDS TANTS, an instrumental track from the CD Jeff Warschauer: The Singing Waltz

Air date: September 20, 2023



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