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The Seder

The Seder The structure of this reliving and retelling is the Seder. The Hebrew word Seder means “order,” and the meal ritual has a very carefully constructed order to it. The Seder includes many rituals, such as eating matzah and maror (the bitter herbs) ,drinking...

Jewish History: Living in the Past and Present

Jewish History: Living in the Past and Present Passover marks the beginning of the relationship between God and the Jews as a people. Because it is the crucial event that marks the beginning of our sacred history, the Exodus is referred to repeatedly in Jewish liturgy...