- a ceremonial dinner that commemorates the Exodus from Egypt and includes the reading of the Haggadah and the eating of symbolic foods, generally held on the first night of Passover by Reform Jews and Jews in Israel and on both the first and second nights by Orthodox and Conservative Jews outside of Israel.
Origin of Seder
Examples from the Web for seder
This was the tenth time this Seder has been held, and the fifth at ADAMS.
Andrea (and her collaborators) designed the Seder to maximize discussion of what unites us—and what divides us.
In honor of the first Seder tonight, a re-link to a tough review by Leon Weiseltier of a new translation of the Passover Haggadah.The First Seder is Tonight
March 25, 2013
Better to revel in the simple smells of the seder meal than all that subtle talk of liberation.Passover’s Theological-Political Problem
April 6, 2012
Instead, Mr. Obama himself led the seder, posing for photographs at the head of the table, wearing a yarmulke.Obama's Rosh Hashanah Gaffes
September 29, 2011
And when the evening table was laid for the Seder service, looking oh!Dreamers of the Ghetto
But she makes us promise that we will not crack a single one before the "Seder."Jewish Children
Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
In Seder Olam they are called "prophets who prophesied in Egypt."The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings
F. W. Farrar
Can you tell me of some of the other things on the Seder table on Pesah?A Manual for Teaching Biblical History
That Seder with its family symposium has been the glory of Israel throughout the ages.Child Versus Parent
- Judaism a ceremonial meal with prescribed ritual reading of the Haggadah observed in Jewish homes on the first night or first two nights of Passover
Word Origin and History for seder
home service on the first nights of Passover, 1865, from Hebrew sedher "order, procedure," related to sedherah "row, rank."