rosh hashanah


A musical shoutout (and Hebrew/Spanish pun) to all our friends at Temple Beth Pocho who, at sundown Sunday, are celebrating Rosh HaShanah, which marks 5779 years since the creation of the world. Happy New Year y Le Shanah Tovah tambien.

What is that date on the Mayan Calendar?

(Tekiah? One of the traditional four ritual blasts on the ram’s horn, or shofar, on the Jewish High Holy Days of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur. Think of TEKIAH as an Old Testament GRITO and you’ll be on the right track.)

koshernachosChicharrones are off limits for traditional Jews — pork is not kosher. But that doesn’t mean hungry Judios have to go through life without delicious fried cracklings of their own — they chow down on a crispy fried chicken skin preparation called gribeñes. [Mas…]


A musical shoutout (and Hebrew/Spanish pun) to all our friends at Temple Beth Pocho who, at sundown tonight, are celebrating Rosh HaShanah, which marks 5773 years since the creation of the world. What is that on the Mayan Calendar?

(Tekiah? One of the traditional four blasts on the ram’s horn, or shofar, on the Jewish High Holy Days of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur.)