Mah Nishtanah: What Makes Passover Different?

Apr 14, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Passover 2022 begins on Friday, April 15 at sundown, and lasts for eight days in the diaspora and seven in Israel. Jews all over the world will celebrate the first night of the holiday by gathering with friends and family for a Passover Seder. During the Seder, we remember our enslavement in Egypt and journey to freedom by putting certain items on the Seder plate, eating symbolic foods, and reciting various traditional blessings. […]

 

Why Do Some People Put an Orange on the Seder Plate?

Apr 14, 2022  |  By Evelina G

You might have heard of the quirky tradition of adding an orange to the Passover Seder plate or elsewhere on the table. Find out where this custom comes from and what it means! Orange on the Seder Plate As we explored in our Seder Plate Meaning & History post, the Passover Seder plate is likely a few hundred years old – a significant tradition yet relatively new in the scope of Jewish history! […]

 

Seder Plate Meaning & History

Apr 12, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Passover is almost here! We’re bringing you a series of informational articles and guides to answer all your questions and help with your Passover prep. Be sure to sign up for our emails over on our main site to get all our top content and promotions, and check out our Passover gifts category for all your Passover needs! The Seder plate is the centerpiece of every Passover table and one of the most important items […]