On Rosh HaShanah, Jews traditionally throw pieces of bread into the water as a symbolic gesture of casting away our sins. The first of January can be a time to see which sins have have stayed away and which returned from their watery grave.
Strictly speaking, Thanksgiving isn’t a Jewish holiday, but there are lots of ways to infuse your celebration with Jewish meaning – including lots of recipes from ReformJudaism.org. Here are just a few recipes to make for a delicious, Jewishly infused Thanksgiving dinner at home this year.
Shabbat dinner parties are a great way for friends and family to connect, have fun, and engage in rewarding conversation – and for American Jews, the Thanksgiving weekend – when far-flung loved ones return home together for the secular holiday – can provide a perfect opportunity to make it happen.