Rosh Hashanah

What Is Rosh Hashanah All About?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada Living

Followers of Judaism around the world are preparing to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, from Sept. 24 to 26, 2014. Translated in Engli...

Rosh Hashanah Recipe For Tsimmes With Carrot, Parsnip, Beet And Sweet Potato

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada Living

Though tsimmes — a traditional part of the Rosh Hashana meal — generally is considered a sweet stew of carrots and other root vegetables, we decid...

A Sweet New Year With A Recipe For Apple-Honey Kugel

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada Living

Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine dish for yo...

What I Learned This Week: When The Worst Becomes The Best

Andy Nulman | Posted 11.09.2013 | Canada
Andy Nulman

Sometimes the worst of times may be the best of times in disguise. I repeat the caveat: sometimes. Case in point, let's look at four very different mayors from across Canada: Gérald Tremblay, Rob Ford, Naheed Nenshi, and Colette Roy-Laroche. They all faced different types of crises this summer, and their responses defined them in the public eye.

20 Amazing Ways To Eat Apples And Honey

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada Living

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is celebrated with a bounty of sweet and rich foods, symbolizing happiness and prosperity, such as round challah b...

The Jewish New Year Is Just Around The Corner

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.22.2013 | Canada Living

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins the night of Wednesday, Sept. 4. The festival starts on the first day of Tishrei, the seventh month of t...

SavvyMom Roundup: Playboy, Attachment Parenting and Calling Your Zayde

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Playboy for tweens, bad fast food, attachment parenting, the new iPhone 5 and call your zayde (I'll explain). It's been a fun week. There's no doubt you all remember our favourite breast feeding mommy, Jamie Lynn Grumet, who posed for the cover of TIME Magazine last spring with her three year old son at her breast. Well, Jamie's back

A Very Green Rosh Hashanah

Lisa Borden | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Living
Lisa Borden

Be eco-"logical" about planning your family gatherings right from the get-go. Shopping locally for an organic Rosh Hashanah meal, apples and honey will not only help support your neighbours and community, but you will also serve kind, chemical and pesticide-free food.