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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Fish dishes offer a feast of meaning for Jewish new year

    Fish dishes offer a feast of meaning for Jewish new year
    Rosh Hashana menus are ripe with foods symbolizing hopes for a sweet, successful year ahead, from rounds of challah bread to apples dipped in honey to pomegranates, whose arils are said to equal the number of commandments in the Torah. Fish, too, can be a delicious and symbolic addition to the two-day holiday, which begins at sundown Sept. 24.
  • Start a healthy Jewish New Year's trend with light, flavorful sea bass fillets

    Start a healthy Jewish New Year's trend with light, flavorful sea bass fillets
    Over the years, I've shared through this column, and also personally with my friends, many main-course recipes for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Most of these have featured meats like beef brisket or short ribs, in preparations reflecting the...

    North Shore synagogues to 'stream' High Holiday services

    North Shore synagogues to 'stream' High Holiday services
    Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins Thursday, to be followed Oct. 4 by Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. North Shore Congregation Israel in Glencoe and B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim in Deerfield are among an...

    Elie Wiesel asks 'Why?'

    Elie Wiesel asks 'Why?'
    In the current issue of Hadassah Magazine, Elie Wiesel, a Nobel Laureate for Peace since 1986, tells the story of a television interview in which he was asked what he would say to God if he could talk to him. His answer was: "I would say one word. Why?"...

    As the High Holiday season ends, where do we begin?

    As the High Holiday season ends, where do we begin?
    At The UN, Prime Minister Netanyahu declared; "The Rebbe of Lubavitch told me that it was my mission to come into this dark room filled with lies about my people and light a candle of truth, thus pushing away its darkness." Since then, the New Year of...