The Rosh Hashanah Seder

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In many Jewish homes there is the custom of a Rosh Hashanah seder. This dish has a section for every item that appears on the table: pomegranate, apple, fish, dates, carrots, leek, beets and squash, each one symbolizing something different. (ThinkStock)
In many Jewish homes there is the custom of a Rosh Hashanah seder. This dish has a section for every item that appears on the table: pomegranate, apple, fish, dates, carrots, leek, beets and squash, each one symbolizing something different. (ThinkStock)

What? A seder for Rosh Hashanah? This tradition, observed by Jews from Morocco and other Middle-Eastern countries, has roots in Jewish life 2000 years ago.

We will discover that there’s more to a sweet New Year than apples and honey, including dates, beets, and leeks! Learn the special blessings for each type of food. Take home recipes for your own Rosh Hashanah meal. This program is perfect for interfaith couples, individuals or anyone wanting to experience more about the Jewish New Year.

This program is led by Rabbi Barbara Penzner, who serves Temple Hillel B’nai Torah in West Roxbury, a Reconstructionist synagogue. She was a founding board member of Mayyim Hayyim and is currently co-chair of the New England Jewish Labor Committee. She is particularly interested in bringing together spirituality and social justice for people of all religious traditions.

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When
Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Where
Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters
1838 Washington St
Newton, MA 02466
Price
$20.00 per Adult

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