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Rosh Hashana's rich, slow-cooked foods and honeyed golden fruits reflect the changing seasons and offer the promise of a sweet new year. What if, however, the view outside the window isn't of maples and oaks but palms and banyan trees? And the colors aren't the rusty yellows and oranges of soon-to-fall leaves but the vivid turquoise of a sun-dappled bay or the hot pinks of an art deco hotel?
September 12, 2012