Jewish Reminders on What to Eat,
When to Eat
and How to Prepare for Eating
Rosh Hashanah -- Feast
Tzom Gedalia -- Fast
Yom Kippur -- More fasting
Sukkot -- Feast
Hoshanah Rabbah -- More feasting
Simchat Torah -- Keep feasting
Month of Heshvan- No feasts or fasts for a whole month. Get a
grip on yourself.
Hanukkah -- Eat potato pancakes
Tenth of Tevet -- Do not eat potato pancakes
Tu B'Shevat -- Feast
Fast of Esther -- Fast
Purim -- Eat pastry
Passover -- Do not eat pastry
Shavuot -- Dairy feast (cheesecake, blintzes etc.)
Seventeenth of Tammuz -- Fast (definitely no cheesecake or
Nine days of Av -- Don't eat meat. Might be OK to eat
cheesecake or blintzes.
Tish B'Av -- Very strict fast (don't even think about
cheesecake or blintzes)
Month of Elul -- End of cycle.
Note to self:
Enroll in Center for Eating Disorders before High Holidays
The Holidays of God: Fall Feasts, Copyright 2000 by RBC
Ministries, Grand Rapids, MI.