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Passover is a Jewish holiday commemorating their exodus from Egypt as cited in the Old Testament. This category is about the conceptual significance of Passover which is central to the understanding of Judaism.
Passover begins on the 15th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar. Due to the rules involved in the Hebrew calendar, the dates according to the Gregorian calendar vary between late March and late April.
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Passover is the eight-day festival that is celebrated in early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the Jews being freed from Egypt. God helped free the Jews by inflicting ten plagues on the Egyptians. God told the Jews to mark their doors with lamb's…
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Kosher for passover means no leavening. Kosher for passover food is food that contains NO bread, pasta, crackers, cookies or cake... Also forbidden are beer and whiskey. A more technical answer is that it can't contain chametz - any of the five grains (wheat, barley, oats, rye and spelt) that has co…
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The night prayer or "salatul kiyam" or "salat tahajjud" is an extra prayer done by Muslims who want to do it. It's highly rewarded by God. In a Muslim prayer you would stand, bow, prostrate to God, read Qur'an, praise God, ask God for help.... The prayer in Islam is done in a specific manner but…
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Answer Deliah had a man sent in, and he removed seven locks of hair. In some bibles it says a barber was sent in to cut it. I know everybody thinks that it was Deliah but it wasn't, just check out Judges 16 versus 19 verse 19 not versus 19
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Answer I believe its origin in Chinese. They basic form is made by fermenting wheat and soybeans. Many more complex forms exist such as the mixing of carmel or molasses into the soysauce. Japanese soy sauce in its basic form is made through the fermentation of soybeans. Sorry this is all I know p…
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There is no archeological or historical evidence that the Israelites were ever really in Egypt, as slaves or otherwise. The only thing we have is the biblical account, and Israel Finkelstein says that over 90 per cent of scholars say that the Exodus never really happened as described in the Bible. T…
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Passover is from the 15th to the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nisan. On the Gregorian (Western) calendar, it is some time between late March and late April; the dates change each year.
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First day of Passover was on Tuesday, 21 April 1943. So Passover started on Monday evening at sunset (20 April 1943.)
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Many Jews eat what is called Kosher food; it is much the same as what other people eat, however, they can only eat fish that have fins and scales and land animals that have split hooves and chew the cud (Deuteronomy ch.14). Fowl have other restrictions. Land animals have to be slaughtered in a certa…
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to celebrate the jews leaveing egypt
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9th and 10th plaugeThe Darkness lasted three days and the the death of the son of pharaoh was only one nightlong.
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Alphabet Codes For Remembering Odd Names Yielding Meanings This may in fact be a clever way to remember the spelling of "acronym", but sadly, it's not how the word came to be. "Acronym" is a word constructed, in a conventional manner, from Greek roots: akros "tip" (also occurs in "acrostic") and -o…
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YES IT IS A JEWISH MEAL AT PASSOVER Answer No, there is no religious significance to matzoh balls. At Passover, the command is no levening in your house. You may have new flour (matzoh), but you can't bake bread because the definition of bread is flour and levening. The combination of matzoh and w…
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Yes, it does. Soy sauce can become bitter and nasty after a couple of years.
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Some believe that Judaism originated with Abraham, while others say Moses, giving a range of possibilities for the country or region of origin for judaism. However scholars say that monotheistic Judaism was really introduced by King Josiah of Judah, during the Deuteronomistic reforms of the seventh …
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In Passover we relive the Exodus from Egypt and our birth as a nation, both of which were preparations for receiving the Torah from God. The highlight of Passover is the Seder meal. This meal is of great importance in Judaism. It is a 3325-year old continuous tradition that began on the night of …
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In short... The Passover festival commemorates the Jews leaving Egypt and a week later the splitting and crossing of the Red Sea. More details: Passover (Pesach in Hebrew) commemorates the formative experience of the Jewish people: their transformation from scattered tribes indentured in ancient Egy…
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There are actually two sets. The first are the 'mitzvot' which are the commands found in the Torah. The second is 'halacha'. Halachot are the Jewish religious laws based on the mitzvot (they explain the details of how to keep the mitzvot) and are found in the Talmud. Answer: The Torah.
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Answer Under the United Kingdom, Israel had three kings: Saul David and Solomon In the Divided Kingdom, Kingdom Of Israel Ten Tribes (Northern Kingdom) 19 Kings Kingdom Of Judah Two Tribes (Southern Kingdom) 19 Kings One Queen answer if u mean under the british rule none
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Jews celebrate Passover each year to remember their freedom from slavery.
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The set of instructions from God that the Jews live by is called the Torah.
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It's called the Torah (which means "to teach"). In the most narrow sense, it means the first five books of most bibles (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy). In a wider sense it is the written and the oral law together (Hebrew Bible, Mishna, Talmud, and Rabbinic commentaries.
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There is no establish tradition of having an empty chair at a seder. There are some groups today who have an empty chair at the table in honour of friends and/or family who have been killed in war or who are in the military and cannot be present at the seder.The actual tradition is to have a full gl…
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Passover (Hebrew: פֶּסַח, Tiberian: pɛsaħ, Israeli: Pesach, Pesah, Pesakh, Yiddish: Paysokh), is celebrated on the 15th day of the month called Nissan (Leviticus 23:4; Numbers 9:3,5; 28:16), first month of the Jewish year (on the Hebrew calendar). On the Gregorian calendar, it falls out pr…
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Answer Passover begins on Saturday evening, April 19, with the first Seder. The last day of Passover in Israel is Saturday April 26, and outside of Israel is Sunday, April 27. It is unusual for Passover to begin immediately following Shabbat.
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Judaism's food restrictions were dictated by G-d and are recorded in the Bible, primarily in Leviticus 11 and Deuteronomy 14. The reason for the dietary laws is explicitly stated in the Bible, alongside the details. The reason is: In order to be holy. The reader who rolls his eyes when he sees th…
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הגדה means "telling". It is the booklet that is read on Passover during the seder meal, recounting the events of the Exodus. Answer: It's a special Jewish book that tells the story of Passover.
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Judaism has many holidays and Holy Days. The main holy days are:1 Rosh Hashanah - The Jewish New Year 2 Yom Kippur - Day of Atonement 3 Sukkot - Feast of Booths (or Tabernacles) 4 Pesach - Passover 5 Shavuot - Feast of Weeks - Yom HaBikurim The holiest day on the calendar is Shabbat (The Sabbath…
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A: No. neither the Jews nor their Hebrew ancestors were slaves in Egypt. Almost all scholars now acknowledge that there was no Exodus from Egypt as described in the Bible, and no conquest of Canaan. The story of the Israelites as slaves in Egypt might have a germ of historical truth: for example it …
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Acronyms are shortened versions of a word, such as: N.A.S.A (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) U.S.A (United States of America) U.N (United Nations) An acronym is a word formed from initials. For example, "NASA" is an acronym for "National Aeronautics and Space Administration." Typi…
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It's about Jews in Egypt being freed from slavery.
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Judaism has many holidays and Holy Days. The main holy days are:1 Rosh Hashanah - The Jewish New Year 2 Yom Kippur - Day of Atonement 3 Sukkot - Feast of Booths (or Tabernacles) 4 Pesach - Passover 5 Shavuot - Feast of Weeks - Yom HaBikurim The holiest day on the calendar is Shabbat (The Sabbath…
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it represented freedom.
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yes.
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The great fire of London happened after the plague in 1666.
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They would have hunted a Turkey.
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Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, is one of the most sacred Jewish Holidays. It commemorates the redemption of the Israelites from their slavery in Egypt, and specifically the occasion when the Angel of Death passed over the houses of the Israelites. Notes: Afikoman means 'dessert' and the use of the w…
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By observing it and fulfilling its laws.
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Passover is an 8 Day holiday (7 days inside Israel or for Reform Jews). On the first and second nights, the family holds a ritual meal called a Seder (סדר) during which they retell the story of the Exodus from Egypt. During this ritual, certain symbolic foods are discussed and/or eaten, such as:…
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Kosher foods.
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The main restrictions are on what you can eat. Below are the restrictions on when you can eat: The prohibition to eat "Chametz" (bread, pasta, etc.) begins in the mid-morning before Passover, but according to Jewish custom we also don't eat Matza that day until the Seder. Therefore between breakfa…
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passover is celebrated this year (2012) on the 6th of april and finishes on the 14th
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Nile River turns to bloodFrogs upon the landLice from the dust of the groundFliesDeath of livestockBoils and soresHail FireLocust devour cropsDarkness covers the LandDeath of the 1st born of EgyptEach of the above Plagues where directed against the false gods of Egypt showing the God of Israel as th…
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It is an attempt to make Good Friday fall on or near the first day of Passover since that was the date of the execution of Jesus.
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According to Jewish tradition it was 3324 years ago (1312 BCE).
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I'm sure they donate money and food.
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Passover starts on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Nissan. This varies by year since the Jewish year is a luni-solar year and thus differs from the Gregorian calendar. It always falls in the springtime, though (in the Northern Hemisphere). Also: Jewish holidays always begin at sundown.
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Passover, or pesach (פסח) is celebrated by Jews all over the world.
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The Four Cups of wine used in the Passover Seder represent the four distinct redemptions promised by God to the Hebrews as told in Exodus: "I will bring you out from under the burdens of Egypt." (Exodus 6:6) "I will deliver you from under their bondage." (Exodus 6:6) "And I will redeem you with an o…
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The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), which issues health guidelines in the UK, has concluded that it is safe for expectant mothers to consume a small drink of alcohol each day.
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To commemorate the Hebrews' escape from slavery and bondage in Egypt. Answer: Pesach (Passover) is important to us since in it we relive the Exodus from Egypt and our birth as a nation, both of which were preparations for receiving the Torah from God.
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Nothing. December 25 is an ordinary weekday in Judaism. The Jewish religious festival of Hanukkah is celebrated in December or late November. It has no connection to any Christian occasion. Hanukkah was instituted 2180 years ago. For more about Hanukkah:http://judaism.answers.com/jewish-holidays/han…
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Judaism is a name of a religion, not a country. Self-identified adherents of Judaism ("Jews") have been surveyed and counted in about 135 countries of the world, and amount to 0.2% (two tenths of one percent) of the world's total population. The historical homeland of the Jews is the country kno…
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Sunday, April 4, 2010.
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along time ago
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Easter Sunday is always the first Sunday, after the first full moon, after the 21st March. This year is the earliest Easter can be, as the first full moon is on the 21st March and so Easter Sunday is on 23rd March 2008.
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The Passover feast is a commemoration of the Exodus from Egypt. In the book of Genesis, Abraham is told by God that his family would be under oppression and that it would be 400 years before they would be free...and wealthy (Genesis 15:13-14). The Exodus tells the story of how the family was freed b…
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The Seder starts with a cup of wine. Then a small piece of legume (parsley, potatoes or radish, usually) dipped in saltwater Then another cup of wine Then the Matzo Then the bitter herbs - usually raw horseradish or lettuce dipped in Charoset (double click the word to see what charoset is) Then…
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people in Chile wear thongs and some times walk around bare but while the men wear speedos.
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In 2008 Passover begins Saturday night at sundown of the 19th day of April. Eating leavened bread must be stopped the at some time in the morning of the 19th. If you need further assistance see chabad.org or aish.com
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No prophet plays a significant symbolic role, but Eliyahu plays a minor symbolic role. Moses, who was the greatest prophet, and who played a major role in the Exodus, is mentioned only once during a passover Seder. Eliyahu has a very minor role in that we invite him into our homes toward the end…
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There are 5 items on a seder plate: Maror - Bitter herbs, symbolizing the bitterness and harshness of the slavery which the Jews endured in Egypt. Either horseradish or romaine lettuce may be eaten in fulfillment of the mitzvah of eating bitter herbs during the Seder. Charoset - A sweet, brown mix…
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Passover commemorates the exodus of the Jewish ancestors from Egypt and into freedom.
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Passover next year will begin in the evening of Monday, March 25, 2013, and ends in the evening of Tuesday, April 2, 2013.
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Passover celebrates the Jews' salvation from slavery in Egypt through God. Answer 2 Passover celebrates the release of the Israelite people from their exile in Egypt. The Israelites were slaves to Pharaoh for 210 years, and Passover celebrates the kind miracles God did to save them.
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The Elijah mentioned in the Passover seder refers to the Hebrew prophet in the Old Testament who opposed idol worship. It is said that Elijah is the precursor to the Messiah.
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The most distinct and measurable promise is in Mark.chapter 13, where Jesus promised that the world would end during the lifetimes of those then still living, prophesying they would see him return on clouds of glory. Jesus told his listeners that they would see the great buildings destroyed, and the…
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Unleavened bread is called matzoh.
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It commemorates the Hebrews' escape from slavery. Passover demonstrated that God can and will "interfere" in the events of this world, with great miracles when He so desires.Passover is one of the major underpinnings of Judaism, as a large number of mitzvos (commands) are related to it or commemorat…
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Passover is a remembrance (for Jews) of the many years they were enslaved in Egypt. Passover is recongnized in todays time as the Believers of God . for us we can hope that God will blelss us on these days because we believed in him. Passover means (the Hebrews who believed in God were passed over…
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Technically yes, as Easter celebrates Christ's Resurrection and Passover was either the day of the crucifixion or the day before it. However the dates of these holy days are currently determined by different calenders: Easter by the Gregorian solar calender, Passover by the traditional Jewish luna…
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Matzah (מצה) is the Hebrew word for Jewish unleavened bread made with plain flour and water, and is associated with the Passover feast because it lacks the leaven that should not be eaten or present in the house during that time.
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Read the Book of Exodus in the Bible. The First Passover The first Passover was the night of the tenth plague. After Pharaoh refused to let the people of Israel go even after nine plagues, Moses informed Pharaoh that God would kill all Egyptian firstborns. The people of Israel were told to kill …
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a Jewish festival commemorating the escape of the Jews from Egypt, traditionally celebrated for eight days in the spring
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Jews have a Seder meal, which contains different foods on the plate, plus wine. These different foods symbolize things from the slavery or from the Exodus, when they were freed from slavery. Everything on the plate has a meaning to it. This meal normally takes a few hours, as the participants retell…
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Eliyahu doesn't play a significant role in the seder. The tradition is to have a glass of wine ready for him in case he shows up. One of the prophecies of hamoshiach is that Eliyahu will return to earth to let us know that hamoshiach has arrived.
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It showed that God can and will miraculously intervene in the affairs of this world at will. Pesach (Passover) is important to us since in it we relive the Exodus from Egypt and our birth as a nation, both of which were preparations for receiving the Torah from God. The highlight of Passover is th…
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Before the holiday starts, Jews clean their homes from top to bottom to remove any trace of 'chametz' (leavened bread and anything that has forbidden food items). Once that is done, completely new food that meets the additional requirements for Passover are purchased and prepared. The first night …
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This entirely depends on what "stuff" you celebrate.Here are the major Jewish festivals: http://judaism.answers.com/jewish-holidays/the-jewish-holidaysAnd a few other occasions:http://judaism.answers.com/jewish-philosophy/jewish-life-cycle-brit-bar-mitzvah-wedding-death-and-mourning
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Passover is important to the Jewish people. This day marks a time when God intervened on their behalf. All the first born children who had blood of the lamb on their doorpost were saved. Answer: Pesach (Passover) is important to us since in it we relive the Exodus from Egypt and our birth as a na…
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The "seder meal" is observed on the first evening of Pesach (Passover), which occurs on the 15th of Nissan according to the Jewish calendar. This places Passover somewhere between late March and the middle of April according to the Gregorian calendar. [The Jewish calendar is made up of alternating …
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The theme of the Seder meal is freedom from slavery, based on the verse in Exodus "And you shall tell it to your son on that day, saying, 'Because of this God did for me when He took me out of Egypt'" (Exodus 13:8). It is a time of celebrating God's deliverance of the Jews from bondage to Pharaoh in…
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Computations Main article: ComputusThe calculations for the date of Easter are somewhat complicated. In the Western Church, Easter has not fallen on the earliest of the 35 possible dates, March 22, since 1818, and will not do so again until 2285. It will, however, fall on March 23 in 2008, but will…
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Exodus 12:11 (King James Version) 11And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD's passover.
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Christianity:Passover is the most holy of days for the Christian religion. Passover is the time when Christ died on the Cross, spent three days in the grave, and rose again to sit at God's right hand. Before Christ, Passover was a time to remember how God spared all who had the lamb's blood on the d…
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Matza, and more Matza. If you mean at the seder, a nice meat meal, but nothing roasted. Preceding the meat meal, traditional foods at the seder are bitter herbs, matzoh, parsley in salt water, and a mixture of apples, nuts, cinnamon and wine. I will venture to say that all baked goods on passover h…
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There is a ritual feast eaten during the Jewish holiday of Passover which is called a seder. As part of this meal, we recount at length the events of the Exodus.
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Sugar, Nuts and Lamb are 3 things Jews Eat.
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It is celebrated on the first evening of Passover, and in many households, again on the second evening.
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A Seder is the religious ceremony held the first night of Passover in Israel and the first 2 nights of Passover outside of Israel.
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It's so important because it's a feast that celebrates when the Jews escaped from slavery....it is served on the first night of the passover festival. Answer:The Seder meal is a 3325-year old continuous tradition that began on the night of the Exodus from Egypt (see Exodus chapter 12), and is full…
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because it is the remembrance of the Israelites struggle and journey to freedom
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Passover is celebrated in the home, everywhere Jews live.
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Pit'om (פתעום) and ra'ames (רעמסס)
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