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Jewish Holidays

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, marks the beginning of the Year on the Hebrew Calendar as it is the day on which man was created. It is the day when our deeds of the past year are judged. We blow the shofar and the prayers of the day center around proclaiming God as our king.

OU Kosher Q & A For Rosh Hashanah

September 22, 2022, by

OU Kosher presents popular Q&As in preparation for Rosh Hashanah. Additional questions can be asked by contacting the OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241) or by submitting them to kosherq@ou.org. Q: THERE IS A LONG-ESTABLISHED MINHAG (CUSTOM) ON ROSH HASHANAH NIGHT TO DIP AN APPLE IN HONEY (SHULCHAN ARUCH OC: 583:3). WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF THIS CUSTOM TO EAT AN APPLE DIPPED IN […]