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Rosh Hashanah


    Apple Picking and Cider Making at Willowbrook Family Farm

    September 24, 2015

    We started a tradition of doing something new together as a family before Rosh Hashanah to emphasize the newness of the year. What better way to make the holiday come alive than to pick our own apples to dip in honey? These foods are symbolically eaten on Rosh Hashanah to evoke a “sweet” new year. After packing up the boys up in the car, we head out to Oak Glen for a day of fresh air, apples and Americana. When…

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  • Autumn Recipes

    Almond Honey Cake w. Cinnamon Apples

    Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year not just in terms of the Hebrew calendar, but in how we think and act. It’s a time to reflect upon the past year, make amends, and…

    September 5, 2013