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Rosh Hashanah – of Fish Heads and Frankl

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Many of the rituals and activities around Rosh Hashanah are brimming with symbolism. From the round challot symbolizing completeness, to the special foods eaten such as honey cake and apple dipped in honey for a sweet year, and Tashlich, where we walk to the beach and symbolically throw our sins to the sea. Our table on the first night is always adorned with a big fish head, which stares out at me a little disturbingly. It is a…

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