Your High Holiday 2021 Prep Checklist

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 2021, Elul starts on Sunday, August 8 at sundown. Rosh Hashanah 2021 will begin at sundown on Monday, September 6. We want to make sure […]

Rosh Hashanah 101: Apples and Honey

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 […]

Why Do We Eat Pomegranates on Rosh Hashanah?

Pomegranates are a popular fruit to eat during Rosh Hashanah and a significant symbol in Judaism year-round. Since Rosh Hashanah 2021 begins on September 6 at sundown, now is the perfect time to learn more about the significance and symbolism of the pomegranate in Judaism and Rosh Hashanah.  Pomegranates in the Torah and other Jewish […]