Rosh Hashana & Honey

Question

why is Rosh Hashana associated with honey?

15 years

Answers

  1. Dear David,

    Rosh Hashana begins the year and whatever we do on it is a “sign” or “omen” for the entire year. Since honey is sweet and we all want a “sweet year,” it is a custom is to eat honey with apple and/or other foods to symbolize this.

    Wishing you a good and sweet new year.

    Best wishes from the AskTheRabbi.org Team