Today is Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews and the end to the 10 Days of Awe that began last week with Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year.
Three years ago, our family gathered for dinner as we always do at the start of the Jewish New Year. The menu might vary from year to year, but some things are always the same. We slice apples and dip them in honey to symbolize the wish for a sweet year ahead. And we always share a round raisin challah to represent another year come full circle.
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