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Not Your Bubbe's Cooking: Rethinking Rosh Hashanah Recipes

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Tonight, millions of families will gather around tables for the second night of Rosh Hashanah. It may be a centuries-old celebration, but we're looking for some new recipes to try.

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WNYC News

Addressing the Syrian Crisis in High Holy Day Sermons

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

The celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and the start of the Jewish High Holy Days, begins on Wednesday at sundown. In synagogues all over the region rabbis will be delivering sermons that attract a large number of people, and some plan to bring up the Syrian crisis.

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New Sounds

Music for Rosh Hashanah

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Listen to some music for Rosh Hashanah, ("head of the year"), the Jewish New Year, on this New Sounds program. Hear some music by Frank London of the Klezmatics, from his soulful collection of classic synagogue chanting (hazonos), scored for trumpet solo, harmoniums, glass harmonica and bass.   There's also music by Steve Reich, from "Tehillim," - Part 3.  Plus, music by clarinetist Andy Statman and small ensemble music from John Zorn's Masada project.

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New Sounds

Music for Rosh Hashanah

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Listen to some music for Rosh Hashanah, (literally "head of the year"), the Jewish New Year, on this New Sounds program. Hear some music by Frank London of the Klezmatics, from his soulful collection of classic synagogue chanting (hazonos), scored for trumpet solo, harmoniums, glass harmonica and bass.   There's also music by Steve Reich, from "Tehillim, Part 3."  Plus, music by clarinetist Andy Statman and small ensemble music from John Zorn's Masada project. 

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Features

What's In A Name? Local Kosher Honey for the High Holidays

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Jars of kosher Andrew's Local Honey are selling fast leading up to the Jewish New Year, since honey is a key ingredient in many traditional Rosh Hashanah dishes. Customers who keep kosher don't seem to mind that labels on Andrew's Local Honey jars don't have the Star-K or the hechsher of the Orthodox Union.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What You Eat for Eid and Rosh Hoshanah

Friday, September 10, 2010

Jane Ziegelman, director of the forthcoming culinary program at New York City's Tenement Museum and author of 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement, and food blogger Aaisha Shaikh, discuss the various food traditions around Eid, the Muslim holiday celebrating the end of Ramadan, and Rosh Hoshanah, the Jewish new year.

Muslims and Jews: Tell us how you observe and what you eat on these holidays! 

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