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The righteousness of pomegranate on Rosh Hashanah

Apples and honey may be the ingredients most commonly associated with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year celebration — they bid sweet tidings for the coming months. Indeed, every year, as summer draws to a close (on the first day of the seventh month in the Hebrew calendar), my family drizzles honey on pillowy challah and slices into sugar-dusted apple cake.

But pomegranate is just as significant.

Perhaps you’re more familiar with pomegranates touted as a “superfood”. In 2009, POM Wonderful ran an ad with the slogan, “Cheat death — the antioxidant power of pomegranate juice.” (It was quickly banned, as were other ads claiming the juice will prevent heart disease, cancer, and erectile dysfunction.)

Source:

theweek.com

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