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Why Do We Give (Or Eat) Hanukkah Gelt?

The chocolate Hanukkah gelt children love began as a tradition of giving actual coins for the holiday.

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Thanksgivukkah Food Trend: Cranberries

Cranberries be substituted or added to many Hanukkah dishes to create Thanksgivukkah hybrids.

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Thanksgivukkah Food Trend: Sufganiyot

Combing dough and a sweet filling, traditional Hanukkah sufganiyot offer numerous possibilities for Thanksgivukkah this year.

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Shabbat Menu: Before the Fast

Every week Jspace will feature a Shabbat menu from start to finish, complete with sides and desserts to simplify your busy schedule.

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Israel Receives First-Ever Etrog Shipment from Morocco

Israel has received its first-ever shipment of etrogs from Morocco ahead of the Sukkot holiday, the Jerusalem Post reported. The etrog, a fruit of the citron tree, is one of the four species—along with the lulav from the date palm tree, hadassim from the myrtle tree, and aravot from the willow tree—mentioned in the Hebrew […]

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Brunch Menu: Rosh Hashanah

Every week Jspace Food features a brunch menu from start to finish, complete with sides and desserts to simplify your busy schedule. Find more brunch menus here!

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Israelis to Consume 15,000 Tons of Apples for Rosh Hashanah

The apple and honey tradition on Rosh Hashanah has Israelis consuming 15,000 tons of apples during the month of September, an increase of almost 50 percent from average consumption during the rest of the year. Israel’s crop of apples is of a particularly high quality this year, according to Amos Levin, general manager of the Galilee […]

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