Category Archives: Jewish and Israeli Food

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 […]

Everything You Need To Know Before Celebrating Shavuot 2021

Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that is observed on the 6th of Sivan, which often occurs in May or June. Shavuot 2021 begins at sundown on Sunday, May 16 and is observed on Monday, May 17 until nightfall. While the ancient festival has Biblical origins as a grain harvest holiday and traditionally marks the conclusion […]