Tradition dictates a glass of champagne on the secular New Year. But what can give you a nice buzz to celebrate the Jewish New Year?

These Rosh Hashanah drinks from “Queen of Kosher” Jaime Geller’s “Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller” magazine could very well start a new trend.

Spiced Spiked Almond Milk

By Cheryl Heisler

Spike your almond milk with spicy liqueurs for the ultimate comfort and buzz this Rosh Hashanah.


1/3 ounce almond liqueur

1/3 ounce cinnamon liqueur

1/3 ounce almond milk

Blend and chill by shaking ingredients in a martini shaker with ice. Strain/pour into a decorative shot glass. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.

Prep time: 5 minutes; ready time: 5 minutes; servings: 1.

Pomegranate Strawberry Daiquiri

By Tamar Genger


1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries, sliced

3/4 cup Morad pomegranate wine

4 shots/ounces light rum

Mint leaves for garnish


Place all ingredients in a blender. Fill with 1-2 cups of ice and blend well. Serve in margarita glasses.

Prep time: 5 minutes; ready time: 5 minutes; servings: 2.

Pomegranate Sangria

Another recipe using Morad pomegranate wine is pomegranate sangria. This recipe is made extra strong with your favorite vodka. Add any seasonal fruits and enjoy.


1 bottle chilled Morad Danue pomegranate wine

1/2 bottle of Pellegrino sparkling water

1/2 cup of vodka to taste

Juice of 1 fresh-squeezed lemon and 1 fresh-squeezed lime

1 sliced apple

Pour the wine, sparkling water and vodka in a large pitcher. Add juice of 1 fresh-squeezed lemon and 1 lime. Add 1 sliced apple. Mix and refrigerate until served. Add ice cubes just before serving.

Prep time: 10 minutes; chill time: 1 hour; ready time: 1 hour, 10 minutes; servings: 4-6. JN

Recipes contributed by and "Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller" magazine. Jamie Geller is a best-selling cookbook author. She lives in Israel.