Flashcards in The Passover Deck (15)
What did God say to the Israelites?
"When I see the blood, I will pass over you."
What does passover celebrate?
The escape of Israelites from slavery in Egypt.
What did God command Jews to do during passover?
Told them to eat unleavened bread for 7 days each year.
How do Jews prepare for Passover?
They clean the house so that no trace of Laven can be found
Why is passover called passover?
Because God passed over the Jews therefore they were spaced.
How do Jews celebrate the Sedar meal?
By holding a Sedar service and a special meal.
What happens during the Sedar meal?
The passover story is re-told.
What does Matzvah represent in the Sedar meal?
Unleavened bread - there was no time to let it rise
What does Bitter herbs represent in the Sedar meal?
The bitter times of slavery
What does Paisley represent in the Sedar meal?
A spring vegetable, a sign of new life.
What does Roasted egg represent in the Sedar meal?
Represents a new life after Egypt.
What does Salt water represent in the Sedar meal?
Represents the tears of a slave.
What does Lamb bone represent in the Sedar meal?
Represents the lamb sacrificed on the last night of Egypt.
What does Charoset represent in the Sedar meal?
Represents the mortar used to make bricks