September 17, 2010

Yom Kippur

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Yom Kippur or the Day of Atonement is one of the holiest days for Jewish people. The day focuses on atonement and repentance, and those who commemorate the holiday observe it with a 25-hour period of fasting and prayer, usually in synagogue services. Although I’m not Jewish, I want to give you all some delicious recipes to chow down on after the fast is over!

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September 9, 2010

Happy Rosh Hashanah!

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Rosh Hashanah is also known as the Jewish New Year. It’s today and I know tons of Jewish friends and coworkers who are taking advantage of this “day of rest.” But many, if not all of them, are definitely going to busy with dinners! Rosh Hashanah is dominated by foods including apples and honey. But there’s a whole lot more to the Jewish New Year, like the symbolic foods of pomegranate, fish head and carrots. After the jump, check out a Rosh Hashanah feast.
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September 14, 2009

Rosh Hashanah Recipes and Menu Ideas

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For those of celebrating the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah), it  is fastly approaching. This two day holiday that honors the start of the new year and features symbolic foods like  apples and honey, dates, pomegranates and more begins this Friday night. I’m very excited that I have the opportunity to spend this holiday with my entire family. Wishes for a sweet new year would not be complete without them and their delicious recipes.

Find some of these delicious Rosh Hashanah recipe ideas after the jump!

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