- bitter herbs placed on the seder place on Passover
- Now we make a sandwich with maror and charoset.
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Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Bitter herbs remind us of slavery in ancient Egypt. Often horseradish or bitter greens.
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