Tag Archives: New year’s rituals


Apples & Honey on Rosh Hashanah

Main Piece: Informant: You have supposed to dip a slice of apple in some honey and eat it. It’s supposed to guarantee that you have a sweet year. Interviewer: Do you remember when you learned about this? Informant: It’s always been in my life. It’s not specific to our family, It’s a Jewish thing. Remember… Continue Reading »

Colombian New Year’s Rituals

Collected from mother and daughter Marlly Hernandez and Patty Moso during a Virgin Saturday brunch with an easter egg hunt for the kids. There is a whole subset of rituals that are supposed to occur on New Years in Colombia if you want some particular outcomes. I gathered these from my Aunt Marlly and my… Continue Reading »