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.
Heads, Honey, Locusts, and Leeks
Why do some Jews eat leeks, dates, and even a sheep’s head on Rosh Hashanah?
What Jerusalem Means to Me: Russell Moore and Rabbi Meir Soloveichik
The prominent Christian theologian explains why Jerusalem is holy to Christians, and what that means for their relationship to the Jewish people.