Category Archives: Pesach

Pesach – The Orange on the Sedar Plate

A relatively new custom is to add an orange to the sedar plate. This represents the acceptance of women in to leadership roles in Judiasm. There was a comment made at a service “Women on the bimah are like an … Continue reading

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Pesach – The Egg

In Biblical times, it was custom to serve a hard-boiled egg in salt water as a first course. For Pesach, the egg symbolizes redemption and rebirth, as our ancestors were about to break the shell of slavery and enter the … Continue reading

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Pesach – Miriam’s Cup

Next to Elijah’s cup of wine, place a cup of water for Miriam. Miriam has many connections to water. She stood by the well and helped the Jewish slaves get a drink of water. She also watched over Moses while … Continue reading

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