Jewish Kids from Scratch, Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah: The Basics

It’s Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.  It is a time of celebration and reflection.  I’m here to give you all the basics, so that you can feel all caught up on the holiday and know how to respond when someone says “Shana Tova”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duISVG_SoiI&t=46s What is it? Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year.… Continue reading Rosh Hashanah: The Basics

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Apple Upside-Down Cake for Rosh Hashanah

I love celebrating Rosh Hashanah. The new year always holds so much promise and every dessert has honey in it. My Apple Upside-Down Cake is no exception. This is a Jewish New Year twist on a classic Pineapple Upside-Down cake. I've added some honey in addition to the traditional brown sugar and of course use… Continue reading Apple Upside-Down Cake for Rosh Hashanah

Recipes, Rosh Hashanah

Honey Cake Ice Cream

L'Shana Tova!  Happy New Year! It's time to cook something sweet for a sweet new year.  We will dip apples in honey, make my honey cake muffins, and maybe trek to a Jewish bakery for teiglach. We will also be making and sharing this recipe.  It takes all the yummy warm spice flavors and honey… Continue reading Honey Cake Ice Cream

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Rosh Hashanah Cards – A craft and a mitzvah

We're so busy these days that sometimes looking at photos on Facebook feels like keeping in touch, but I know we need to do better.  We have elderly relatives who I know only see what my kids look like once a year when I send out Chanukah cards and I definitely don't call enough.  It'll… Continue reading Rosh Hashanah Cards – A craft and a mitzvah