Religions and Spirituality

Rosh Hashanah Starting on a Sweet Note

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Allyson Miller getting ready to work with the bees.
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The jars of honey handed out.
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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Rosh Hashanah starts at sundown on October 2 and continues till October 4.  This holiday is also known as the Jewish New Year. There is a special tradition to dip apples in honey to symbolize a sweet year. This year the Miller family made sure to share the sweet. They are members of Temple sha’arey Shalom a reform synagogue in Springfield and also beekeepers. The whole family is involved with the harvesting of the honey. The honey made was able to be given to all the Hebrew classes, Clergy, and new members of the synagogue. 

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