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

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

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?

On September 20, 2022, Rabbi Meir Soloveichik explored the intriguing and (hopefully) appetizing foods of the Jewish New Year and Jewish history, helping us understand why Judaism believes that you are what you eat.