Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Seder Snapshot

The Seder plate holds ritual foods that hold the meaning of the Passover story.  Each Seder plate includes a shank bone, a roasted egg, haroset (a mixture of apple, nuts and wine), horseradish, a second bitter herb (often romaine) and parsley (or other greens).  Each of these items has a ritual significance in the story of Passover.  Many modern Seder plates also have an orange and/or olives.  Click here to find out why!

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