Literally, “egg.” It is an item on the Passover seder plate that represents the Passover sacrifice from biblical times. And, it symbolizes the spring season.
"Remember;" memorial service held on Yom Kippur and on the last day of Pesach, Shavout, and Sukkot.
Item on the Passover seder plate that symbolizes the paschal sacrifice.
"Order;" ritual dinner that includes the retelling of the story of the Israelite's Exodus from Egypt; plural: sederim.
"Passover;" a major Jewish spring festival that commemorates the Israelites Exodus from Eqypt more than 3,000 years ago.
The 49-day period that begins on the second night of Passover and ends on Shavuot.
matza, matzo, matzoh
Unleavened bread eaten during the seder that symbolizes the hurried departure of the Israelites from Egypt. Eating matzah is obligatory only at the seder. During the rest of Pesach, one may abstain from matzah as long as all chametz is avoided; plural: matzot
"Bitter;" the bitter herb or vegetable (i.e., horseradish) eaten during the seder to symbolize the bitter plight of the enslaved Israelites.
"Wheat money;" money collected prior to Passover and used to assist the needy to celebrate the holiday.