In secular society, January 1st is the official start of the new year but for Jewish people world wide, Rosh Hashanah marks the new year and new beginnings. For me, Rosh Hashana is one of my very favorite Jewish holidays. It is generally celebrated in September or early October. We cannot give you an exact date since the Hebrew lunar calendar is only 354 days verses 365 days in the solar calendar so the days don't line up the same every year. For example, Rosh Hashana 2018 begins on the evening of September 9th whereas the next year the holiday starts on the evening of September 29, 2019. This often coincides with the onset of a new school year. Growing up, when we went back to school shopping we also picked up a new Fall outfit for the High Holidays. To this day we buy a school calendar (September – September) rather than the traditional January to January calendar. It seems more organic, more intuitive. Continue Reading →
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Wishing you a Happy and Healthy New Year – L' Shanah Tovah
As your family gathers around your table – or the table of someone dear – celebrate the start of the Jewish New Year with The Fruit Company's Apples & Honey Gift Box. Packed with the biggest, freshest, unblemished Fuji apples, classically tart Granny Smith apples, juicy Jonagold apples and sweet Blackberry Honey. Finally a perfect gift to welcome the sweet year ahead! Have this apples & honey gift box delivered directly to the dinner hosts on Erev Rosh Hashana. If it is easier, you can also have it delivered to your house and bring it with you along with a honey dish set and a lovely hand written New Year greeting card.
Order this thoughtful Apples & Honey Gift Box today so it will be delivered on time and to avoid the overnight delivery charge You will be able to choose your delivery date upon check-out. Remember this year Erev Rosh Hashana, is on Wednesday September 24, 2014. Yom Kippur Break the Fast is on Saturday October 4, 2014.
As an aside — we have given and received gifts from The Fruit Company on numerous occasions. In all honesty, we think this is possibly the very best fruit company in the country and we have tried a lot of them!