It is customary to dip apples in honey on the eve of the Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah and to say: that will be renewed as a good and sweet year. This expresses the hope that the new year shall be a sweet one.
Israel is one of the most crowded countries in the world and the limited availability of grazing plants for bees directly affects honey production. Honey bees feed from flowers and process the nectar into honey, honey yields increase when broader varieties of flowers are available to honey bees.
Issue: September 2019
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