Heads, Honey, Locusts, and Leeks: The Fascinating Foods of Rosh Hashanah and Jewish History

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Why do some Jews eat leeks, dates, and even a sheep’s head on Rosh Hashanah? How did honey become the supreme symbol of the Jewish New Year? Why are some locusts kosher, and what do they taste like?

Watch Rabbi Meir Soloveichik explore the intriguing and (hopefully) appetizing foods of Jewish history and the Jewish holidays, helping us understand why Judaism believes that you are what you eat.