Apples and honey at Rosh Hashana symbolize sweetness as the faithful pray for goodness in the coming year.
Rabbi Yitzchak Sapochkinsky of Chabad of Westlake Village said that even during a pandemic the spiritual reflection during the Jewish new year is a “wake-up message” to meet life with positivity.
“We try to invoke as many symbols as possible of sweetness and goodness and positivity with the hopes that it will create a sweet year. It’s not just hocus pocus,” he said. “It’s a matter of...
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