Category Archives : Rosh Hashanah


Early prep for Rosh Hashana

Rosh Hashana is just a little more than two weeks away – already! Here is what I’ve done or am planning to do so far this week: order seats for shul pay shul dues (ours have always been due about now for the different shuls we’ve belonged to in our travels) order lulav and etrog […]


Rosh Hashana Menu planning 2014

There is just a little over two weeks until Rosh Hashana. It’s coming quickly! Are you looking for some good recipe ideas? Me, too.  Here are some that I’ve found, focusing especially on the simanim we traditionally serve (Check out this article on simanim): Here’s a spiced carrot salad recipe that is best made ahead of time – perfect for […]


Preparing meals ahead of time

With Tishrei barreling our way (Rosh Hashana is two weeks from today – evening of Sept 4th!), it’s time to think ahead and get ready. I already have some important things from my list done: kids’ clothes and tzitzit shopping buying pjs for everyone (our family tradition) order lulav/etrog checked our sukkah and ordered lights we […]


Tishrei looking back: What went right? (And wrong?)

We made it through the Tishrei holidays! Now we are on a higher level. But next-year-you will LOVE this-year-you if you jot down some notes about what went right, what went wrong, what time shul went until (Simchat Torah is a always late and different shuls get out at different times, so to plan ahead, […]