*Charoset represents the mortar that the Hebrews used to bind the bricks during slavery. It may not look so good but it tastes yummy. Charoset is a sweet dish, reminding us of the sweetness of freedom.

5 apples, skin removed
1 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
5 tablespoons sugar
1 cup grape juice or red wine for cooking
2 teaspoons cinnamon

1) Chop apples (either by hand or with a food processor).
2) Put chopped apples in a large bowl.
3) Add the chopped nuts, sugar, juice and cinnamon.

*Recipe by Shelley Neese, vice president of The Jerusalem Connection. Click here for her articles and videos.


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