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Itta Werdiger Roth (Courtesy of Itta Werdiger Roth)

Itta Werdiger Roth’s pomegranate chicken recipe

BY BETH KISSILEFF September 28, 2016

Itta Werdiger Roth, “supper-club impresario,” is the founder of the Brooklyn pop-up restaurant The Hester.“Pomegranates are not only in season but they are also one of the symbols of Rosh Hashanah,” Roth said. “It’s a win-win situation!”POMEGRANATE...

Pomegranates are picked at Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu in Israel. For more information about Sde Eliyahu, visit www.bio-tour.com.

Celebrate Tu B’Shevat with pomegranates

By Margi Lenga Kahn, Special to the Jewish Light January 16, 2013

Tu B’Shevat, which begins at sundown Friday, Jan. 25, is the Jewish New Year of Trees. It is a time for planting trees and celebrating harvests.  One holiday custom is to sample each of the seven species mentioned in the Torah: wheat, barley, olives,...

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