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Why Do So Many Traditions Use Honey?

Why Do So Many Traditions Use Honey?

What may shock some people is the fact that a lot of different traditions and customs use honey. It doesn’t matter what religion, background or part of the world you come from, honey has found a place into almost all cultures. Take right now for example.  Jewish people are celebrating another Jewish New Year in… Continue Reading

Honey Used In Marriage Traditions

  For many weddings, traditional practices and rituals impact the procedural process or ceremony. The use of honey has found a way into many nuptial ceremonies and marital contracts.  Because honey dates back thousands of years, many ancient societies used honey during weddings to commemorate the love between bride and groom. Here’s a look at… Continue Reading

Birth Traditions – Using Honey

  The use of honey following the birth of a newborn is a custom used all over the world in various cultures, religions and countries. Among Hebrews, honey was the first nutriment to touch the lips of a newborn. In fact, Calvin writes in Isaiah, Ch. IX, that, “the Jews to this day, give their… Continue Reading