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  • Redesigning the seder plate

    1 week ago

    In addition to being a time of remembrance, Passover is a holiday for special foods, special dishes and family heirlooms, notably the seder plate. The most common is a porcelain plate with a Star of David or the Hebrew word Pesach —  for Passover — inscribed in its center,...

  • The Seder’s Innermost Secret—Charoset:  Earth & Eros in the Passover Celebration

    By Rabbi Arthur Waskow

    2 weeks ago

    There it sits on the Seder plate: charoset, a delicious paste of chopped nuts, chopped fruits, spices, and wine.

    So the question would seem obvious "Why is there charoset on the Seder plate?"

    That's the most secret Question at the Seder – so secret nobody even asks it. And it’s...

  • The Passover Seder: When we all must become children

    By Rabbi Hyim Shafner

    April 5, 2012 | 11:09 pm

    “One is obligated to see themselves on the Seder night as if they are actually now leaving Egypt.”  -Maimonides

    “The child at the Seder asks: “Why is this night different from all other nights?  On all other nights we eat leavened or unleavened bread but on this night only...

  • Israelis build new traditions at L.A. seders

    By Ayala Or-el

    April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Nitzan and Shaul Barakan

    Nitzan and Shaul Barakan had to come all the way from Israel to the United States to learn words like "afikoman" and "seder plate."

    The couple, both born and raised on Kibbutz Kinneret, didn't have a clue that there is a haggadah that looks nothing like the...

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  • The Blessing of Bibhilu

    By Rabbi Daniel Bouskila

    April 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    A book's opening chapter is crucial to setting the mood and aura for the remainder of the book's journey. Likewise, the opening scene of a film usually helps set the tone for what will ensue.

    The Passover seder is both a reader's experience and a moviegoer's. We sit around the...

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