Sprouted Lentils and Brown Rice Mejadra Before the Tisha B'Av Fast

Round dishes, symbolizing the circle of life, appear in many Jewish communities around the world, such as lentils in Sephardi and Mizrahi communities.

The fast of Tisha B’Av that starts on Monday at sundown commemorates multiple tragedies in the Jewish history. The destructions of the first and second...