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Passover

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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.
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Celery or lettuce (for Spring season), dipped into salt water(which represents tears) mirroring the pain felt by the Hebrewslaves; matzo, reminder of unbaked bread made in haste to fellingEgypt; shank-bone, reminder of animal sacrifice on Passover in theTemple, Bitter herbs, symbolizing the...
Passover is a holiday that is celebrated by Jews all over theworld. The holiday itself is observed in the home and synagogue.
When the Jews left Egypt some Egyptians who were convinced in God'sexistence and power left with the Jews to the Promised Land knownas Canaan. So during the book of Exodus when you see that there'stwo groups it means the Jews and Egyptians who left with them. . Answer 2 1) It was the fulfillment...
Passover is the feast that occurred when the angel of death passed over Egypt. The Israelites sacrificed lambs and painted the blood on their doorposts. (This was a precursor to the sacrifice of Christ in the New Testament.) The angel of death passed over houses with blood on the doorpost, but...
I don't know about restrictions, but some Jewish organizations have Glatt Kosher Passover and other tours for the Jewish Holidays.
There is only one theory (though it's not so much a theory as a tradition): There was famine in the land of Canaan so they moved to Egypt to escape starvation.
Astute question. In Israel, Jews celebrate only one seder. This is because of a difference in Jewish law between Israel and the rest of world. In Ancient Days, the Jewish calendar - and hence time of Passover, and all Jewish Holidays - Rosh HaShana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot etc. - were based upon the...
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...
In a pile of three pieces of matzo, the afikoman is a half of the middle piece of the pile. In some families it is hidden by the head of the household for children to find. In others, the children hide it and the head of the household has to ransom it back. The word afikomen means dessert. This...
Either the father or grandfather
You can make yourself sick on any diet if you ignore balance andmoderation. There is nothing about the food laws practiced during Passover ...nothing added or prohibited ... that is necessarily stressful or harmful to any aspect of goodhealth. Answer: The main thing you will want to bear in mind...
1. Why do we eat matzah on this night? 2. Why do we eat bitter herbs on this night? 3. Why do we dip vegetables twice in salt water on this night? 4. Why do we recline on this night?
because it is the remembrance of the Israelites struggle and journey to freedom
The ten plagues of Egypt- 1. Water to Blood 2. Frogs 3. Gnats or Lice 4. Flies 5. Livestock Diseased 6. Boils 7. Thunder and Hail 8. Locusts 9. Darkness 10. Death of the Firstborn .
Eggs, they also eat unleavened bread (bread without yeast)
There are two options for Passover, you can cook food for your pets or you can purchase kosher for Passover pet food. Please see the related link for a list of approved pet foods.
During the Seder meal, matzah and other traditional foods are eaten: bitter herbs, parsley, wine and haroset (see below). Salt water, a roasted egg, and a bit of roasted meat are also on the table. Here are the items on the Seder plate: The bitter herbs (maror), which symbolize the harsh slavery...
Passover is celebrated in the home, everywhere Jews live.
Pit'om (פתעום) and ra'ames (רעמסס)
During Pesach (Passover), the ownership and consumption of chametz is strictly prohibited to Jews (Exodus ch.12); sostrictly that the penalty for doing so is karet , spiritualexcommunication from God. Chametz is any product made from one of the five grains (wheat,barley, spelt, rye and oats)...
Have you tried refrigerating them (for about an hour) before you cook them?
The Seder meal has its basis in verses in Exodus ch.12. It is the occasion in which we eat the "matzos (unleavened hardtack) and bitter herbs" mentioned there, and fulfill "you shall recount to your son on that day...(what) God did for me when we left Egypt". All the foods, words and deeds of the...
Jesus was the one who started the passover. The passover was a feast that Jesus wanted to have with his disciples (followers) before his death. That's why it is also called the Last Supper.
In the month of Abib (later changed to Nisan), on the 14th day inthe year 1513 BCE, the Israelites were given specific instructionson what they needed to do to survive the 10th and final plaguebeing inflicted on all those the land. At this time, Moses was the spokesperson whom God had chosen tospeak...
The fifth plague was a disease on all of Egypt's livestock.
The word 'seder' means order. The seder is a religious service heldin the home during Passover where the story of our exodus fromEgypt is recounted. The recounting of the exodus is told around themeal we eat. Depending on where the family is from, different foodsare served; however, there are never...
salt water symbolises the tears of the israelites.
Salt water symbolises the tears of slavery.
Tradition states that the ten Plagues all occurred during one year(Mishna, Eiduyot ch.2).
During passover it really depends how religious the family is. Traditionally, you eat matzoh, a piece of lamb still on the bone, bitter herbs, Charoset (a spread made from apples, cinnamon and nuts), horseradish, and anything that doesn't have yeast or any leavening agents in them. These are only...
The seder plate is used the first two nights of Passover in the diaspora, and during the first night of Passover in Israel.
Matzah is unleavened bread. Matzah crackers are cracker sized pieces of matzah.
At the evening meal, the Haggadah is recited, which recounts the Exodus.
Christians don't celebrate Passover, they celebrate Easter.
Many of these holidays are found in Leviticus ch.23. The holidays begin at sunset and last until after nightfall around 25 hours later. A list of Jewish holidays, fasts and occasions: . Shabbat - every Saturday (beginning Friday at sunset) . Rosh Chodesh - the new moon, every 29 or 30 days ...
This question references the Jewish observance of Pesach (inHebrew). Pesach is also known as Passover, commemorating the exodusof the Israelite people.
Passover in 1963 started on Tuesday, April 9 th . In Israel, Passover is seven days, Outside of Israel, it is eight days.
Passover starts on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of 'Nisan'. Prior to the establishment of the calculated calendar, which started during the Babylonian period although it wasn't finalised until much later, the beginning of Passover was determined by the first full moon after the spring equinox....
Prayers aren't recited during a meal (you don't pray while eating food). However, the standard prayers that relate to the foods about to be eaten (bread, wine, etc) are recited right before eating.
The veil of the temple was 3 inches thick and if you study outthe veil and the history of the temple, you will find that it wasthe spirit of God that did the transferring. Just as when you oranybody really prays beyond the flesh and enters into that secretplace with God so it is with the holy of...
Passover was a day of remembrance that a lamb was slain for Israel and on the same day a lamb not of the world but lamb of God was put to death for the sins of the World. Without passover there is no victory of leaving Egypt.Without passover there is no Easter joy because without being put to...
\nAnother name for Easter is Pascha.
life was HARSH- imagine getting beaten a lot and not being able todo ANYTHING- you heard that right. Answer: See Exodus ch.1, 2 and 5. The above answer is brief but to thepoint.
The Four Questions - Why is this night different to all other nights? . 1 - Why is it that on all other nights during the year we eat either bread or matzah, but on this night we eat only matzah? Answer: We eat only matzah because our ancestors could not wait for their breads to rise when they...
It is on the 15 th of Nissan, the first Hebrew month. The Jewish calender is based on the moon, but extra months are added so that over a period of 19 years, the cycles meet up, in a way. The months are based on the moon, but an extra month is added some years to keep the calender in sync with the...
Monday, March 29th at Sundown.
One must use whatever possible to clean for Passover. The Halacha (law) is that anything is considered chametz as long as it is suitable to eat for a dog. Bleach is a strong enough substance that it makes any food it comes in contact with to no longer be suitable for a dog, thus many people use...
Passover, known to Jews as Pesach, is an annual celebration during which Jews remember the time that the ancient Hebrews, with G-d's help, escaped from slavery in Egypt and made their way via the desert into what is now Israel. It is celebrated with a meal known as the Seder during which certain...
I'm not schooled in this area, however I would think there was no mercy for those who did not follow the placement of blood over their dwelling doors. Without the blood, the first born males were taken , and no mercy was shown to these families in this regard.
The actual name for this holiday is 'Pesach'. The Hebrew word Pesach is a contraction of the words 'peh sach' which means 'the mouth speaks'. The reason for this name is because we are commanded to retell the story of Pesach every year so that we don't forget it.
"Passover in 2010 will start on Tuesday, the 30th of March and will continue for 7 days until Monday, the 5th of April." Found here: http://www.when-is.com/passover-2010.asp
The seder plate itself isn't a symbol, it holds the symbolic items for the seder though.
The seventh plague was flaming hail, lightning, and thunder.
I'm assuming you mean to ask what determines the date of Passover, the festival known to Jews as Pesach. Pesach's dates are fixed - it always begins on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Nisan. However, as the Hebrew calendar is based upon a combination of both lunar and solar cycles rather than...
ecaping from the hands of bondage in Egypt
1. On all other nights we may eat bread or matzah, while on thisnight we eat only matzah. 2. On all other nights we may eat all kinds of vegetables, but onthis night we eat bitter herbs. 3. On all other nights we don't need to dip our foods, but on thisnight we dip them twice. 4. On all other nights...
He led the Israelites out of Egypt by God. Read the Book of Exodus to learn more.
Some do and some don't. It's certainly not a traditional component of the Passover commemoration. But for those who do include it, perhaps it's the following passage in the ancient text of the Passover seder that inspires them to include the Holocaust in their recollections. It says "Not only...
If - like me - you live in an area with few or no other Jews, kosher-for-Passover matzah can be quite difficult to find. Some supermarkets stock them if there's even a small local Jewish population, but if you have no shops specialising in kosher goods you may have to buy it through mail order. ...
The mother cleans the house first, then she lights a candle thenshe cooks a meal it contains parsley and salt water to dip it in,once for the Drowning of the Egyptians twice for the tears thatwere shed, an egg, Charoseth, A lamb Bone, unleavened bread. Allthat goes on one big plate; then on a...
It depends on the brand. However, even brands of real mustard that are certified kosher for Passover are still kitniyot.
A seder, or meal ritual is conducted around the dinner table. Each participant reads from a booklet called a "haggadah" which tells the story of the departure from Egypt. The leader of the table may read everything, or the reading may be passed around the table. The ritual foods at a Passover...
There were two types of sacrifices during Pesach. The first was a communal sacrifice of a goat offered by the nation as a whole as part of atonement for any mistakes made by the community as a whole. The second was a sacrifice offered by every family, this was an offering of thanks and each family...
The mother cleans the house first,then she lights a candle then she cooks a meal it contains parsley and salt water to dip it in, once for the Drowning of the Egyptians twice for the tears that were shred, an egg, Charaseth, A lamb Bone,unleaved bread,all that goes on one big plate then on a smaller...
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.
There are 4 cups used during the Seder. The red wine at the seder symbolises HaShem's four statements of redemption in the Torah: . "I took you out" . "I rescued you" . "I liberated you" . "I took you to Me for a people" . The wine represents redemption while the colour of the red wine...
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...
In the synoptic gospels, the Last Supper marked the day of the Passover, a day that Jews mark by a ritual meal. The next day, he was tried, crucified and buried. In the Gospel According to John, Jesus washed the feet of the disciples on the day before the Passover, with no particular emphasis on...
One could anchor a farewell party by having friends/family, balloons, party favors, games, wine, and food. It would be great to have a huge social gathering.
Some Christian congregations seek to find meaning in the Jewish celebration of Passover by engaging in "seder meals" that try to replicate the Last Supper which, according to some authorities, was a Seder. Whether or not this is true is not the answer to this question. But it does raise the issue of...
Four glasses of wine traditionally are part of the Seder.
Homemade Matzoh 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup wholewheat flour spring water Preheat oven to 450 F. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper. Mix two flours together and add water until you have a soft, kneadable dough. Knead about five minutes. Let dough rest a couple of minutes....
Passover commemorates the Jews being saved from the Tenth Plague in Egypt, when the firstborn son was killed. The Jews were told to sacrifice a lamb (hence the term Paschal lamb) and put its blood across the lintel (the top of the doorway.) This signaled the Angel of Death to pass over their houses.
It was when Moses told the pharaoh to let the Jewish slaves go. The pharaoh wouldn't give in so God sent ten plagues to Egypt, but He would protect the Jews. The passover was the tenth and final plague, as well as the worst. God told everyone to take a newborn lamb and sacrifice it, using its blood...
The people had to leave Egypt so fast, they didn't have time to put leaven in their bread. Soon, every year, the people celebrated their escape from Egypt by celebrating Passover and so they ate unleavened bread.
Sexual protection
God did many bad things to pharoah until he decided to finally let the Hebrews go
One person who is alone is able to make a Seder. There is no minimum number of people, although it would be nicer is you had other people at the Seder celebrating with you.
Depends on how strict you wish to be, but really anything you'd serve any other time of year but without foods that are not to be eaten during the Passover observance. But if you're looking for some menu thoughts, here are some I can think of: "Caesar" type salad with grilled or poached salmon or...
In the scriptures the Passover Jews celebrate is actually two holidays called: 1)"Pesah" 2)"Hag hamatzot" Pesah is in the 14th of the month of Nisan in the evening through the night and "Hag Hamatzot" starts in the 15th of Nisan and continues 7 days. (As written in Leviticus 23) Today Jews start...
During the Passover seder, which is a special dinner held on the first night (or two nights) of Passover, the 5th out of 15 parts is the Maggid ()מגיד section, the retelling of the Passover story and asking of questions by children. These questions are the Ma Nishtana (מה × ×...
Passover commemorates the Hebrews' exodus from slavery in Egypt. On Passover, Jews are to refrain from eating bread/leavened foods since on the day the hebrews were escaping from slavery in Egypt, they did not have enough time to fully bake the bread they were making, and therefore created matzoh,...
The red wine at the Seder symbolises HaShem's four statements of redemption in the Torah: 1. "I took you out" 2. "I rescued you" 3. "I liberated you" 4. "I took you to Me for a people" The wine represents redemption while the colour of the red wine reminds us of the blood of the children...
Virtually any large supermarket will have it in the Kosher food section, usually close to Passover (from March).
The Passover remembers the time when the Jews were being feed from slavery in Egypt. As a final miracle to convince Pharaoh to let them go, God sent the angel of death to strike down the first-born in all Egypt's families. To indicate that the angel should "pass over" the house of a Jewish family,...
For the Jews the Passover was a time to remember when God delivered their ancestors from Egypt. The Israelites were told to sacrifice a lamb and paint the lamb's blood on the door posts of their houses, they were saved from God's judgment on the people of Egypt by the blood of the lamb. Jesus ate...
Barabbas- See Matthew chapter 27 for the full story.
For the Catholics Christian. it is very important because a better knowledge of the Jewish\npeople's faith and religious life as professed and lived even now can\nhelp our better understanding of certain aspects of Christian liturgy. For both Jews and Christians Sacred Scripture is an essential...
All nuts except for peanuts are considered kosher for passover. However, their packaging does have to display kosher for Passover certification.