Rosh Hashanah is a great Jewish holiday with blowing the shofar and attending synagogue part of its special traditions. Deeping an apple in honey is one of the holiday’s great traditions and believed to make the New Year sweet as honey. If you are visiting your family during this time of year, it can be a great opportunity to visit a honey farm and taste unique and various honey flavors all-made in Israel. You could deep your apples in sweet honey and make candles for Shabbat from natural beeswax! You ask where and when? Well, keep reading!
Visit the honey festival in Kibbutz Yad Mordechai during Saturdays and holidays-you can bake your own carrot cake and honey, while enjoying the festive and special Kibbutz atmosphere!
In Lin Farm in Kfar Bilu you could become a beekeeper for one day; learn how to collect honey and nectar from flowers! It is a family farm that promises you a unique experience you will never forget!
Exploring the Galilee? Make sure to visit Pirhei Galil Beehive in Moshav Manot where you can learn about the significance of bees and honey through bible stories, craft wax sculptures with your kids and taste all natural honey. For candle making visit Kaveret Habustan in Peki’in, situated in a green village, where you can relax and explore this picturesque part of Israel.
Although we all know that honey can be an excellent medicine for a sour throat, it is always a good idea to learn a bit more and attend lectures on honey and its health benefits offered by all visitors’ centers.
Have a Shanah Tova and Metuka!