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April 05, 1963 - Image 43

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-04-05

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Passover Quiz

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By RABBI SAMUEL J. FOX

(Copyright, 1963,
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Inc.)

he various species of fruits
wily is It that till LIM III-JI,A. Llt C4 UU.
two nights of Passover the reason would not apply on the 1 nentioned in the Song of Songs
Kiddush is not recited during eve of the Passover because the : tre used to make up the Charo-
poor are expected to do all in seth.
the evening service at the syn-
* * *
agogue as is done on every their power to have wine and
What
is
the
purpose of the
so
eve
Passover
for
provision
Friday night and festival eve-
"Charoseth?"
that they may take part in the
fling of the year?
Various reasons are given.
In the first place the Kiddush necessary ritual of the Seder.
If PasSover Eve is • part of the Communities were directly obli- S ome claim that the Charo-
Seder and the Seder is a ritual gated to provide the poor with seth was used in order to de-
which takes place in the home. enough wine—as well as other stroy the worms or counteract
Should there be a Seder at the needs—so that they would have the toxins /that may be present
synagogue itself the Kiddush enough to take care of them for in the bitter Herbs. Some claim
: it is to make the taste more
would be recited at the Seder the Passover.
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bearable.
There are those who
What is the "Charoseth?"
table at the synagogue. Thus it
The "Charoseth" is a dish claim that the appearance of
is not recited at the altar as is
usual on Friday or on other which is a mixture prepared the mixture is symbolic. Its
festival nights. Secondly, accord- from fruits, apples, nuts, pome- roughness, caused by the nuts
ing to the generally accepted granates, cinnamon, wine and a nd the hard fruit of the apple
view that the Kiddush was origi- sometimes vinegar. This is made m ake it resemble the rough sur-
nally introduced into the syna- into a paste into which the bit- f ace of the bricks. Its formation,
gogue service on Friday and ter herbs are dipped during the , ressed together like a pad, re-
Festival nights because of the Seder ceremony. The famous embles the rough surface of the
poor wayfarers who had no place Rokeach (Eleazer) stated that bricks. Its thickness resembles

t he density of the mold made
i . f or bricks. Some make it red by
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This would either symbolize the
fact that in redeeming us the
Almighty awakened us from the
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which the child bearing women
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of the Israelites in Egypt would
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they would thus be spared the
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Nile which was decreed by the
wicked Pharoah. Inserting the
fruits mentioned in the Song of
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Songs may be symbolic of . the
use of this Book of the Bible
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during Passover, as it is recited
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Passover.
* * *
Why are eggs customarily
eaten or placed on the Seder
plate on Passover Eve?
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A number of reasons have
been advanced. Some see in it
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a symbol of mourning — either
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because of the fact that the First
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same day of the week as the
eve of Tisha B'Ab which com-
memorates the destriuction of
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the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.
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This, of course, tempers our
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one which considers an egg as
the symbol of the type of de-
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