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Friday, April 3, 2015

Happy Passover

Tonight the Passover holiday begins. We will be having a special meal called a Seder in which we remember the Exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt. Simon made his own Hagaddah (the book which tells the story) at school and I wanted to share the pages here in honor of the holiday

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“In every generation a person is obligated to view themselves as if they have left Egypt.”

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We say kiddush (the blessing) on the wine / Wash our hands (pages go from right to left).

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We dip a vegetable in salt water / We break the middle matzah and [put away] the afikomen (dessert).

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We tell the story of leaving Egypt.

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We wash our hands and say a bracha (blessing) / We say 2 brachot (blessings) on the matzah and eat it.

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We eat the bitter herbs / We make a sandwich of matzah and maror (bitter herbs) and dip it in the charoset (mix of apples, nuts, and wine).

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We eat a yom tov (holiday) meal / We find the afikoman and eat it.

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We thank Hashem (God) for the meal we ate / We sing the Hallel to praise Hashem.

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We sing songs and hope to be in Jerusalem next year.

Happy Passover to those celebrating!

6 comments:

Janine Huldie said...

Happy Passover to you and your family. Today is Good Friday for us and Easter is also on Sunday. So quite a bit of celebrating going on here, as well 😉

tamarsb said...

So cute! Chag kasher sameach!

Dara said...

thanks. hope you had a good holiday as well.

Dara said...

thanks, same to you!

Ronni said...

Happy Passover!

Dara said...

thanks!