How to Incorporate Cannabis into Traditional Jewish Food for Rosh Hashanah

The evening of Oct. 2 marks the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Like most Jewish holidays, it is celebrated with a festive meal full of traditional, delicious food. While cannabis is not a customary ingredient used in most Rosh Hashanah meals, it is something that could bring some new flavor and feeling to your holiday table.

To help you prepare the highest High Holiday meal ever, MERRY JANE spoke with cannabis chef JeffThe420Chef, who’s been hosting “Pot Shabbats”—cannabis-centered Sabbath meals—for a while now. He even included many traditional Jewish recipes with cannabis twists in his recently released cookbook, The 420 Gourmet: The Elevated Art of Cannabis Cuisine.

“Cannabis use dates back to when we were in Egypt,” says Jeff of the relationship between Jewish people and the plant. “Ancient Pharaohs were buried with cannabis in the pyramids! It’s also kosher!”

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