Friday, September 21, 2012

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Out of the Mouths of Babes…

My daughter came home from school on Friday with the projects she had made for Rosh Hashana: an apple-shaped honey dish and a “machzor,” a booklet of pictures she had colored showing different things done on Rosh Hashana. Friday night at the table my wife was asking her about what she had learned in school, and asked why people eat carrots on Rosh Hashana. My daughter answered, “Because that’s what it says in my machzor!”

That’s one thing coming from a five year old, but there are far too many adults would give what amounts to the same answer.