Being an etrog farmer must be a tough job, especially in this economy. You know, because your product is only used for a week every year. Also, your only market is Jews and most Jews don’t even buy one.
Then again, someone has to grow them. And little known fact: They don’t all come from Israel. Just check out this hilarious video of an interview with California etrog farmer, and non-Jew, John Kirkpatrick.
Pronounced: ETT-rahg, Origin: Hebrew, a citron, or large yellow citrus fruit that is one of four species (the others are willow, myrtle and palm) shaken together as a ritual during the holiday of Sukkot.