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Challah and wine, candles and brisket and honey cake, welcoming in the New Year with blessings and joy.

Apples dipped in honey for sweetness sake, Challah and wine, candles and brisket and honey cake.

No work is done and no schedule is pressing, we reflect on our lives and stop all our stressing.

Challah and wine, candles and brisket and honey cake, welcoming in the New Year with blessings and joy.

 

Barry Denenberg is a retired attorney and occasional poet. He and his wife, Laura, are members of Beth Chaim Congregation and live in Danville with their cats Abby and Alice.