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Why do we eat pomegranates on Rosh Hashanah?

The Talmud1 tells us that "even the wicked amongst Israel are filled with good deeds like pomegranates [are filled with seeds]." On Rosh...

Why do we dip an apple into honey on Rosh Hashanah?

On a practical level, we take an apple which is sweet (not a green, tart tasting apple) and dip it into sweet honey, as a tangible reflection of our trust...

When is Tashlich done?

Tashlich is customarily done on the first day of Rosh Hashanah after the afternoon service. If the first day of Rosh Hashanah falls out on Shabbat then...