Monday, September 2, 2013

Imam Bayeldi but Let’s Hope You Don’t

Imam Bayeldi but Let’s Hope You Don’t

Did you know that summer leeks are traditional on Sephardic tables on Rosh Hashanah?  I did not. Here's how it goes: The Aramaic word for leeks is "karti", which is very similar to the Hebrew, "yikartu", meaning to "cut off". We pray that our enemies will be "cut off", allowing for safety and security o...