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Word of the Day Shkedim: From Soup to Nuts

This word is used for crunchy foods like almonds and soup nuts, and also for the almond-shaped anatomical part that's sometimes removed.

One of the first trees to bloom in Israel is the shkediya, the almond tree, whose pink and white flowers herald the spring. Although...