There is no definitive answer to the question of whether or not The Last Supper was a Passover Seder. The Last Supper is told about in the New Testament in the Book of Luke. Jesus and his disciples, including Judas, who had already agreed to betray Jesus’ location to the Romans, went to a secret […]
What is a Seder?
The Seder is a special ritual meal that Jewish people eat during the holiday of Passover. It is held on the first night of Passover in Israel and on both the first and second nights of Passover outside of the land of Israel. During the meal, the entire story of the Jewish exodus from Egypt […]
How many Days is Passover?
The Torah (the Jewish Bible) in Exodus 12:14, states that the holiday of Passover is to be seven days long. It says, “”This is a day you are to commemorate; for the generations to come you shall celebrate it… for seven days you are to eat bread made without yeast.” However, it is only celebrated […]
Why do some Seder Plates hold Five Items and others Six Items?
Although all Jewish people have the same Torah and follow the same laws, Jewish people from different groups, families, and places have different customs and traditions that have evolved. Thus, Jewish people will often do slightly different things but they are all still Jewish. One of the holidays where these differences in customs is most […]
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