Thursday, September 17, 2009

Jews Toss Their Sins In The Water

On the Jewish New Year, Jews traditionally go to the ocean or a stream or river to pray and throw bread crumbs into the water. Symbolically, the fish devour their sins. Here are suggestions for breads which may be most appropriate for specific sins:

For ordinary sins: White Bread
For complex sins: Multigrain
For twisted sins: Pretzels
For sins of indecision: Waffles
For sins of chutzpah: Fresh Bread
For timidity/cowardice: Milk Toast
For ill-temperedness: Sourdough
For silliness, eccentricity: Nut Bread
For war-mongering: Kaiser Rolls
For jingoism, chauvinism: Yankee Doodles
For excessive irony: Rye Bread
For erotic sins: French Bread
For particularly dark sins: Pumpernickel
For dressing immodestly: Tarts
For causing injury to others: Tortes
For abrasiveness: Grits
For dropping in without notice: Popovers
For overeating: Stuffing


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