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.

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Religion’s Refusal to Die

Religion’s Refusal to Die

Rabbi Soloveichik joins Patrick Deneen and Jonathan Silver to explore the resilience of religion in the 21st century.

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