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Jewish Holidays

Rosh Hashana: Recipes Beneath the Apple Tree

September 17, 2008, by

Why do we specifically dip an apple in honey on Rosh Hashanah? One of the primary reasons why we use an apple is because of its sweetness. Coupled with the added sweetness of the honey, it is symbolic of the ultra-sweet year we hope God will grant us. I suppose, however, that you are asking […]

Rosh Hashana: Ben Olam HaBah

September 15, 2008, by

Rosh Hashana – an accounting in this world and the world to come, with Rabbi Pinchas Winston, host of OU Radio shows Redemption and Nefesh HaChaim. On Rosh Hashanah someone worthy of the world to come is punished in this world. If he isn’t, then he is rewarded for his good deeds in this world.

Aleinu and L’Dovid: Humility and Sincerity

September 14, 2008, by

An expression of gratitude, an appreciation of God, the need to at least try- A look at special prayers of Elul and the High Holidays with Rabbi Mayer Waxman, Assistant National Director of Yachad/The National Jewish Council for Disabilities.

For the Love of God

September 14, 2008, by

Asking God to judge us on our potential and remember our love relationship – the Torah readings of Rosh Hashana with Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer, Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kosher

Something Sweet, Something Savory: Recipes for Rosh Hashanah

September 10, 2008, by

It has been revered since Biblical times as a symbol of fertility, good health and immortality. Celebrated by King Solomon in the Song of Songs, this tangy, many-seeded fruit with its crimson-hued, leathery shell was abundant in the Garden of Eden and is even thought by some scholars to have been the real “apple” that […]

A Jumble of Holidays

September 10, 2008, by

There’s an old joke in the Jewish community: The High Holidays are always either early or late; they’re never on time! Well, this year they’re late (Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on September 29th). But aside from that, this year Shabbat begins one day after Yom Kippur ends (the evening on October 10th). Sukkot, of […]

Rosh Hashana: A Meal With Merit – Pomegranate Recipes

September 10, 2008, by

With Elul upon us and the school year just beginning, most of us are out of ‘summer vacation’ mode and well into ‘getting back into the swing of things’. So here are some special recipes for the upcoming holiday season. They are Rosh Hashana themed but obviously not limited to that holiday alone! Wishing you […]

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