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  • Apples and honey

    September 21, 2011 | 11:11 am

    One of the most meaningful customs at each Rosh Hashanah meal is the dipping of apples into honey. By doing so we make a sweet fruit, the apple, taste even sweeter.

    Obviously this symbolizes our yearnings for a very sweet year for us, our loved ones and, indeed, for everyone.


  • Dip your apples, it’s Rosh Hashanah

    September 8, 2011 | 3:04 pm

    Based on Shakira’s “Waka Waka”.

    No apples, pomegranates, babies, or smartphones were harmed in the filming of this video. Please don’t feed babies honey.

    Vocals: Yoav Hoze, Shani Lachmish, Ahava Katzin, Tal Ginzburg, Reuven Katz, and Amit Ben Atar. Choreography by Ilana Bril and...

  • Honey cake, down on the farm

    By Shoshana Lewin Fischer

    September 26, 2008 | 6:21 pm

    Off The Page

    It is fall 1943, and David Nathan knows life has changed since the Nazis have taken over the streets of his beloved city of Copenhagen (that’s in Denmark):

    Everyone is keeping secrets; David’s older sister, Rachel, sometimes doesn’t come home; and people are waiting...