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Charoset: (from the Hebrew "cheres-clay"); a paste similar to clay reminiscent of the clay the Jews used while enslaved in Egypt, made of apples, nuts and wine, into which the maror is dipped at the Passover seder
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A mixture of apples, nuts and wine which resembles the mortar and brick made by the Jews when they toiled for Pharaoh . . .
Of the six Seder Plate items, the proverbial Passover dip of pulverized fruit, nuts, seasoning and wine is perhaps least understood. In tracing the earliest documented sources we encounter a range of opinions and rationale, initially creating confusion; b...
The Talmud gives several reasons, which serve as the basis for the recipe and texture of this Passover paste.
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Symbols of the Seder
What is the meaning of the charoset at the Passover Seder? And why do two of the greatest halachic codifiers (Maimonides and Raavad) argue over whether we dip the matzah into the charoset? (Based on Likkutei Sichot, vol. 32, pp. 44–53.)
Less than a week until Seder night means it’s definitely time to start thinking about the Seder plate foods, including charoset—a mixture of apples, nuts and wine which resembles the mortar and brick made by the Jews when they toiled for Pharaoh. This is ...
The paragraph in the Haggadah which immediately follows the Four Questions contains the response to the four questions. A modicum of thought suffices to uncover the answers inherent in its words: We were slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt, and the L-rd, our G‑d, ...
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