Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

You don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy the High Holiday Menu at DGS Delicatessen

Northern Virginians have suffered long enough without a viable deli option in the area. This void becomes evenĀ more apparent in September when the Jewish High Holidays roll aroundĀ and there is no where to celebrate Rosh Hashanah or break the fast of Yom Kippur. This year, things are different. There’s a new kid on the block!…

August 31, 2015

Rosh Hashanah: Beyond Apples & Honey

Rosh Hashanah began last night at sundown and many people have asked me about some of the traditions of the holiday. Generally, people know that it’s the Jewish New Year and that we eat certain foods like apples and honey. But most don’t know about the ritual of Tashlich – the symbolic casting away of…

September 25, 2014