seder plate

Pronunciations

seder plate (SAY-der plate) listen

Definitions

Example Sentences

  • "Before we start the seder, let's make sure everyone knows the significance of each item on the seder plate."

Languages of Origin

  • English

Etymology

  • seder + plate

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

Notes

  • Some Jews also include an orange on the seder plate as a symbol of feminism--this is based on a (possibly made-up) story in which a male rabbi said that a woman has as much place on the bimah as an orange does on the seder plate.

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