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Tag: Seder Plate
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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...
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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...