Ears to you, hamentashen

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March 9, 2017 12:02

To help you choose which hamentashen are right for you, here are reviews of a selection of Jerusalem’s top bakeries.




Hamentashen

Hamentashen . (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)

There are many different explanations for why Jews traditionally eat hamentashen on the Purim holiday.

Some date them back to Germans in the 1500s, who ate pastries shaped like pockets with poppy seeds inside. Mohntaschen literally means “poppy seed pockets.”

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