American Greetings Offers Jewish New Year Wishes for a Blessed Rosh Hashanah

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Send wishes for "L'shanah tovah," or a "good new year," to friends and family this Rosh Hashanah with the perfect card from American Greetings. Jewish families all around the world are preparing to celebrate the High Holiday season, which begins with Rosh Hashanah at sundown on Sunday, September 13. This season filled with prayerful reflection and blessings for a happy new year concludes with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, starting on Tuesday, September 22 and ending on Wednesday, September 23.

This year's collection of Rosh Hashanah cards from American Greetings can be found at your favorite retailer and includes greetings for every recipient. Wishes of peace, health and happiness are featured in both classic and contemporary designs relevant to today's relationships, and special iconography is used to convey the important themes of the season. The plentiful seeds of the pomegranate stand for blessings, the dove represents the ideal of peace, apples dipped in honey symbolize a sweet year, and the shofar, or ram's horn which is blown during the High Holy Days, serves to announce this special time.

In addition to the paper card offering for Rosh Hashanah, a collection of digital cards is available on The digital cards can be customized with your own special messages and personal photos for a touching and meaningful greeting. Send wishes for a happy and prosperous new year via email or social media with these convenient digital options.

Consumers can find this Rosh Hashanah collection, in addition to a great selection of new and inspiring cards from American Greetings, at participating drug chains, grocery stores and mass retailers nationwide, as well as in American Greetings and Carlton Cards retail stores. Those who enjoy sending e-cards can share American Greetings cards online from For more information about American Greetings, please visit You can also follow American Greetings on Twitter, Facebook, American Greetings blog, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram.

About American Greetings Corporation

As a leader in meaningful connections, American Greetings Corporation is a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in making the world a more thoughtful and caring place. Founded in 1906, the Company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus, and other paper product offerings include DesignWare party goods and American Greetings and Plus Mark gift-wrap and boxed cards. American Greetings also has one of the largest collections of greetings on the Web, including greeting cards available at and electronic greeting cards available at In addition to its product lines, American Greetings also creates and licenses popular character brands through the AG Properties group. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual revenue of approximately $2 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide. For more information on the Company, visit

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