A Rosh Hashanah seder is a festive meal held on the Jewish holy day of Rosh Hashanah.
At the Rosh Hashanah seder, special foods known as simanim (signs) are served.
According to author Rahel Musleah, the tradition of holding a seder on Rosh Hashanah is at least 2000 years old. It has especially been practiced among the Sephardi communities of the Mediterranean region.
The following foods are traditionally eaten, though individual customs vary:
Most common, a piece of apple is dipped in honey.
- Apples and Pomegranates: A Family Seder for Rosh Hashanah - Rahel Musleah - Google Books. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
- Cardin, N.B. (2000), The Tapestry of Jewish Time: A Spiritual Guide to Holidays and Life-cycle Events, Behrman House, ISBN 9780874416459