Rosh Hashanah – Pomegranates Part I

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Rosh Hashanah – The Jewish New Year is -September 8th, 2010 at sundown. Throughout the world there are many symbolic items to represent the Jewish New Year.  Honey, Challah (sweet egg bread) and the thousands of year old Pomegranate fruit all some examples of nostalgic items that are eaten or blessed on the New Year. In addition to eating yummy Pomegranate fruits are the adorning of the home with Pomegranate’s.  Pomegranate tradition has become a pivotal decorating device throughout the modern home in many Jewish homes. Pomegranate decorating is observed by all levels of religiosity and in homes of non observance.  Pomegranate is truly a piece of wonderment and art.

The Pomegranate season has been used by many writers as a source of inspiration and motivation. Oscar Wilde A House of Pomegranates and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story The Pomegranate Seeds. Stories of hope, magical luck and possible “powers of protection” were written for the Pomegranate fruit.  The earliest recorded writings for Pomegranate’s were written in the Bible – Exodus, describing Pomegranate adornments on the robe of the High Priest. Pomegranate are integral part of Middle Eastern culture.

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Related posts:

  1. Rosh Hashanah – Pomegranates Part II
  2. Rosh Hashanah 2010 – Time for Thoughts & Prayers
  3. Jewish New Year Count Down

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