Have you ever wondered what is the appropriate greeting during the High Holidays? Has anyone greeted you with an expression that you don’t understand? Below is a list of common greetings. If you know of any more, please feel free to leave a comment.
- L’shanah tovah tikatev v’taihatem– May you be inscribed and sealed for a good year.
- Shana tova – A good year.
- L’Shanah tovah tikkathevu- May you be written down (in the Book of Life) for a good year.
- Shana tova u’metukah–A good and sweet year.
- Ketiva ve-chatima tovah -May you be written and sealed for a good year.
- Tizku leshanim rabbot -May you merit many years. You can answer Ne’imot ve-tovot-pleasant and good ones.
- Gut yor – Good Year.
G’mar chatima tova– May you be inscribed for goodness.