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Rosh Hashana Honey Pot

Rosh Hashana Honey Pot

$ 30.00

A cute stylized honey dish, featuring a flower with a bee on it. Truly a symbolic item that you would love to have at your Rosh Hashana, Jewish New Year, dinner. 

  • The item arrives with a jar of honey from Israel.
  • Made using a unique etching technique invented in Israel.
  • Words on the side read in Hebrew for a "Good and Sweet New Year."
  • Hebrew Side Reads: "שנה טובה ומתוקה"
  • The other sides have etched images of Pomegranate Branches, also symbolic of the Rosh Hashana Holiday! 
  • Metal plated with 24K gold. 

Meaning behind the Honey Pot for Rosh Hashana

On Rosh Hashana every year, Jews around the world each many of the same foods at their festive meal. Part of the meal involves Apples and Honey. This pot is a perfect symbol of the Honey we use both for Challah and for dipping Apples on the Holiday.

Traditionally, from Rosh Hashana until after Sukkot, honey is served with every major meal. It is smeared on the Challah bread and used with the sliced apples, additionally many of the desserts have Honey in them.

This ancient custom is to symbolize the "sweet new year" and symbolism for the whole year by eating and indulging in Honey on these holiday nights.

Sweet means in part, dear, precious, enjoyable,satisfying, serene, secure, and something most pleasing. It is our hope and prayer for the new year and therefore Honey serves as our representative in expressing these fervent hopes and prayers.

Additionally, Honey is part of the description for the Land of Israel as a Land flowing with "milk and honey" reminding the Jew wherever they are of their attachment and connection to their ancient homeland of Israel and of the Jewish attachment to its history and holy soil.

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