seider, sayder, saider
- A ceremony involving recitations, singing, food, and drink typically associated with Passover, but also with Tu B'shvat and Rosh Hashanah.
- order, orderliness, system, routine
- period for Torah study
- "Monday's Passover seder at the White House will be the fifth Obama has hosted. No, he's not Jewish, but he recently elaborated on why the story of the Exodus speaks to a universal 'yearning' – and to him personally." (http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/USA-Update/2013/0325/Why-Obama-a-Christian-hosts-a-Passover-seder-each-year-at-White-House)
- "The seder in yeshiva is: shachris, halacha, breakfast, chazora, shiur, lunch, mincha, musar, bekius, English, dinner, chumash, shmooze, lomdus, maariv." (Weiser)
- "I usually do the Daf Yomi during our bekius seder." (Weiser)
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)
North America, Great Britain
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Generally pronounced SAY-durr (rhymes with later). Plural sdarim / sdorim / sedarim / sedorim. "'Bein hasdorim' is the scheduled break between sdorim, i.e., 'recess.'" (Weiser)
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