2. Why do many people eat lentils on the New Year’s Day?




They eat lentils because of a superstition which says that the more lentils you eat on the New Year’s Day, the more money you will count during the year!

Therefore, we think that on New Year’s day we will do well to abstain from eating lentils in order to keep unbelievers from saying that we follow the above mentioned superstition.

Eat lentils whenever you like, but I suggest that you abstain from eating them on New Year’s day, because unbelievers could be lead to think that you too follow the above mentioned superstition.