High Holidays 2018/5779
Rosh Hashanah 2018 begins at sundown on Sunday, September 9, ushering in the Jewish year of 5779. The two days of Rosh Hashanah kick off a period known as the Days of Awe, or the Ten Days of Repentance, culminating in Yom Kippur, which begins at sundown on Tuesday, September 18.
Whether your traditions are Ashkenazi or Middle Eastern, (or none of the above), you're sure to find many recipes you'll be making again and again.
Spotlight on Pomegranates
The pomegranate is a fruit filled with symbolic meaning: it is often used as the new fruit, it is said to have 613 seeds, corresponding to the 613 mitzvot (commandments) in the Torah, and it is also a symbol of fertility, thereby giving us unlimited possibilities for the New Year.
Break the Fast Favorites
Breaking the fast with “brinner”– breakfast-style foods, are easy to prep ahead and throw together. They’re also comforting, easy on the stomach, and they taste great.
Fun for the Whole Family
These activities can be done by older children alone, but why should you miss out on all the fun when you can do these together?
For the Little Ones
With just a little supervision, even your youngest toddlers can get in on the holiday fun.
How to Get More Meaning Out of Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur is not merely a day of fasting, it is a personal accounting, examining your soul; see how you can find meaning in a busy and complex world.