Monthly Archives: September 2012

Break the Fast with Honey Cake

  Yesterday Yom Kippur passed marking the ending of the holiest day of the year for the Jewish people. Traditionally, Jews observe this holy day with a 25-hour period of fasting and intensive prayer.  Yom Kippur has many traditions and observances. Leviticus 16:29 calls it the Sabbath of Sabbaths and a day upon which one… Continue Reading

The Many Medical Uses of Honey

  Honey, although delightfully sweet and tasty, also has a classification as a super food.  Basically honey can be applied for many reasons medically with positive results.  It’s interesting to see how many ailments, prevention and healing can be done with honey, yet many people don’t even realize its capabilities.  Historically it’s been used for… Continue Reading

Apples and Honey for Rosh Hashanah

In just a week and half, the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah will begin on September 16th (at sundown) and continue through the 18th.  Generally, it is celebrated in the early fall and is one of the first high holy days or Yamim Nora’im (“Days of Awe”).  One of the bigger traditions of the Jewish… Continue Reading