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Apple slices dipped in honey start the Rosh Hashanah evening meal in most Jewish Homes, to symbolize a sweet new year. Many Families start the festive meal with a seder (order) of symbolic foods that remind us that we hope and pray for a good & wholesome year.
These Symbolic foods are eaten after reciting a fitting Yehi Ratzon (Prayer) the se differ for each food and according to local and community custom. Some symbolic foods that are popular today are: dates, leek, black-eyed beans, and gourd. These Symbols and their Yehi Ratzones are mentioned in the Talmud, making them common to many communities. Pomegranates are also common to many traditions. They symbolize fruitfulness the pomegranate having many seeds. The apple in honey, common in ashkenazi families, symbolizes a sweet year, is now widely adopted. Round festival challahs are served. These symbolize how the year cycles, Hashanah meaning to return in hebrew.