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Rosh Hashanah

On the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, Jews eat foods that symbolize good things they hope for in the coming year. Apples and honey hint of a sweet year, while fish hints at a prosperous year to come. Learn about Rosh Hashanah food traditions, get ideas for Rosh Hashanah menus, and find Rosh Hashanah recipes.
  1. Menus for Rosh Hashanah (8)
  2. Salads for Rosh Hashanah (3)
  3. Soups for Rosh Hashanah (4)
  4. Entrées for Rosh Hashanah (17)
  5. Sides for Rosh Hashanah (9)
  6. Desserts for Rosh Hashanah (9)

Pomegranate Granita (Pareve)
A recipe for pomegranate granita made with homemade vanilla simple syrup and pomegranate juice.

10 Symbolic Foods for Rosh Hashana
10 Symbolic Foods for Rosh Hashana

Traditional Ashkenazic Rosh Hashanah Menus and Recipes
Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. Special Rosh Hashanah food customs have developed over the centuries. Enjoy these traditional Ashkenazic Rosh Hashanah holiday dinner and lunch menus and recipes.

Brisket - A Favorite Jewish Holiday Entree
Brisket, a cut of meat from the breast or lower chest, is a popular Jewish holiday entree. Jews traditionally prepare beef brisket by braising it in a roasting pot. Learn how to prepare great brisket. Read the reasons why to prepare Jewish brisket for the holidays.

Pomegranates and the Jewish New Year
Many people are increasingly seeking kosher recipes that use pomegranates due to the fruit’s Rosh Hashanah ritual role, health benefits, sweet flavor, and colorful appearance. Find Jewish blessings made over the pomegranate and pomegranate recipes.

Torah.org: Rosh Hashanah Recipes
This Project Genesis Web Site offers a user-friendly, well-organized collection of Rosh Hashanah recipes. Recipes include Raisin Challah, Gefilte Fish, Minestrone Soup, Never-Fail Brisket, Stuffed Cabbage, Apple Kugel, Pineapple Souffle, Tzimmes, Honey Cake and Honey Shofar Cookies.

Jewish Food Mailing List: Rosh HaShana
The Jewish Food Mailing List has compiled Jewish food recipes from its active subscribers. The mailing list defines Jewish food as any food that is able to be prepared according to kashruth (Biblical dietary laws).

RFCJ Newsgroup: Rosh HaShana
RFCJ Newsgroup (rec.food.cuisine.jewish) archives recipes sent in from different Jewish ethnic streams (Sephardic, Ashkenazic, Yemenite, etc.) and communities around the world. Recipes posted to this newsgroup respect the basic framework of the Jewish dietary laws. The recipes separate dairy and meat, and they do not call for non-kosher ingredients.

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