Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the day of atonement, are two of the holiest days of the Jewish calendar. Along with these days comes a special menu of celebratory foods like crown challah, beef brisket, and apricot chicken.

Our High Holidays menu is available for pickup during the following dates:

  • Rosh Hashanah: September 5th–September 6th
  • Yom Kippur: September 14th–September 15th

In-store pickup available at our NW 22nd location.
Orders must be placed by 3pm, two days prior to desired pickup time.
Please call us directly at 503-299-6304 to order.


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Our entrées are served cold, ready to heat at home.

Beef Brisket
Brisket slow cooked in our tsimmes gravy– 34/ pound

Apricot Chicken
Chicken breast marinated in an almond and spice rub, finished with apricot glaze– 8/ each

Salmon with Cucumber Dill
Roasted salmon with a side of our cucumber dill sauce– 32/ pound


Our sides are served cold, ready to heat at home.

Potato Latkes
Our potato latkes with a side of applesauce– 3.5/ each

A pound of carrots, sweet potatoes, parsnips, prunes, dates, oranges, and spices simmered to perfection– 11/ pound


Our crown challah bread and apple pie serve 6-8.

Crown Challah– 7.5/ loaf

Apple Pie– 20/ whole pie



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