A selection of symbolic foods that have a place in the classic Rosh Hashana meal includes a round loaf of challah bread, center, topped with apples dipped in honey. Around the challah, from top left, are honey, fresh dates, pomegranates and an apple. Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, is celebrated with much prayer and with food.
A selection of symbolic foods that have a place in the classic Rosh Hashana meal includes a round loaf of challah bread, center, topped with apples dipped in honey. Around the challah, from top left, are honey, fresh dates, pomegranates and an apple. Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, is celebrated with much prayer and with food. The Associated Press
A selection of symbolic foods that have a place in the classic Rosh Hashana meal includes a round loaf of challah bread, center, topped with apples dipped in honey. Around the challah, from top left, are honey, fresh dates, pomegranates and an apple. Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, is celebrated with much prayer and with food. The Associated Press

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