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Rosh Hashanah 101: Apples and Honey

Sep 09, 2022  |  By Abby S

Honey is one of the central foods enjoyed by the Jewish people during Rosh Hashanah. Popularly incorporated into cakes, cookies, meat glazes, challah, and other foods, honey is also enjoyed on its own with apples throughout the High Holidays.  Honey has become an iconic symbol of Rosh Hashanah, just like pomegranates and shofars. But why do we eat honey and apples on Rosh Hashanah? What does honey symbolize? How did […]

 

Rosh Hashanah Seder: Do You Know the Traditional Rosh Hashanah Foods?

Aug 25, 2022  |  By Mari

When thinking about Rosh Hashanah food, one almost automatically thinks of the famous apples and honey combination, and for many Jews apples and honey symbolize the Jewish New Year itself. But that’s not all! As Rosh Hashanah 2022 is now less than a month away (beginning at sundown on Sunday, September 25), it’s time to familiarize ourselves with the rest of the traditional Rosh Hashanah foods, which many Jews eat […]

 

Rosh Hashanah Customs, Explained

Aug 23, 2022  |  By Abby S

  Rosh Hashanah is the celebration of the New Year according to the Hebrew calendar. It is celebrated by millions of Jewish communities worldwide in a variety of ways. This year, Rosh Hashanah 2022 will begin at sundown on Sunday, September 25 and end at sundown on Tuesday, September 27.  While a typical secular New Year celebration usually involves balloons, champagne, parties, and watching the ball drop in Times Square, […]

 

Your High Holiday 2022 Prep Checklist

Aug 14, 2022  |  By Evelina G

It feels like every year, the High Holidays sneak up on us, and we end up scrambling to make sure everything is ready to celebrate the Jewish New Year.  In 2022, Elul starts on Friday, August 26 at sundown. Rosh Hashanah 2022 will begin at sundown on Sunday, September 25. We want to make sure you don’t get caught off-guard this year, so we have created this High Holiday Prep […]