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Lisa Goldstein

Lisa Goldstein is a freelance writer and public librarian who has lived in Brooklyn for the last ten years. Every year her Yom Kippur fast gets a little shorter.

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Rosh Hashanah: Land of Apples and Honey

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, arrived on Wednesday at sundown, beginning a ten-day period of contemplation and repentance which concludes on Yom Kippur. However, Rosh Hashanah is also a celebration of creation, new beginnings, and the promise of a good new year—all conveniently represented by food.

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