Category Archives: Jewish Holidays

Rosh Hashanah Seder

When thinking about Rosh Hashanah food, one almost automatically thinks of the famous apples and honey combination.  From a young age, we are taught the tradition through the song “dip the apple in the honey”, and actually look forward to this tasty act as the Jewish New Year gets closer.  Jewish holidays are filled with […]

Judaism’s Solar-Lunar Calendar

Jewish calendar

Today is Rosh Chodesh. This literally means, “Head of the Month” and is when we celebrate the beginning of the new Jewish month. The Jewish year doesn’t fall in step with the “regular” Gregorian calendar; we take special steps to make that happen. Summary: What is Rosh Chodesh? Rosh Chodesh is the beginning of the […]