The Passover Seder Plate - A Beautiful Symbol of Pesach
Jewish Gift Place is proud to carry a large selection of magnificent handmade Passover Seder Plates, which are used on the first two nights of Passover to tell the story of Exodus. There are six dishes on the Passover Seder Plate which each hold a food that symbolizes the struggles of the Jewish in Egypt. Charoset is a mixture of apples, nuts, wine and spices which symbolizes the mortar that the Jews used to build with when they were slaves in Egypt. The egg symbolizes the spring season in which Passover is celebrated. Bitter herbs symbolizes the difficult and bitter lives of the Jews in Egypt. Zeroah is the shank bone of meat or poultry which represents a Passover sacrifice in the temple. Karpas is a vegetable, often celery, parsley, or potatoes, which symbolizes the Springtime and is also dipped into the salt water at the beginning of the Seder to represent the tears of the Jews. Read all of articles about Jewish Passover traditions.