09/04/2013 09:47 am ET Updated Sep 04, 2013

Latino-Jewish Recipes To Observe Rosh Hashanah


The Jewish New Year – Rosh Hashanah – begins on sundown this Wednesday. From dusk on Sept. 4 through the evening of Sept. 6, observant Jews around the world will gather in synagogues and at home to repent for the sins of the year past and to observe the new year to come.

To celebrate Jews with Latino heritage throughout Latin America – Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Puerto Rico and Bolivia are all home to sizeable Jewish communities – we’re featuring some of our favorite Latino-Jewish recipes for Rosh Hashanah. From Israeli blogger Miriam Kresh’s family recipe for chicken sofrito that’s a staple on her Rosh Hashanah table to our very own food writer Betty Cortina’s recipe for an almond-orange flan that’s helped her forge a deep connection to her Jewish in-laws while preserving her Cuban heritage, here are some Latino-Jewish recipes perfect for serving during your holiday celebration. L’shanah tovah (to you and yours, that means Happy New Year)!

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