Passover is the oldest and most important religious festival in the Judaism tradition. Passover (heb, pesach) is a Jewish festival, commemorating the Exodus from Egypt. Passover begins on the 15th day of the month of Nisan and lasts for either seven days (in Israel) or eight days (in the diaspora).
Passover is a time for family and friends to gather for a ceremonial feast called the Seder, which means ‘order’ in Hebrew.
If you have been invited to your first Sedar, you may not be aware that it has become a traditional custom to bring gifts to your Seder host. If you’re not sure what to bring, here are some ideas to point you in the right direction:
The Seder plate – Seder plates come in a variety of colors and are made from different kinds of materials. The Seder plate holds at least six of the ritual items that are talked about during the Seder. The Seder Plate stands at the heart of the Passover table.
The Matzah plate is also a wonderful passover gift. Just like Seder plates, Matzah plates also come in a variety of beautiful colors and designs. Matzos are eaten during the Passover dinner and in the eight days of the holiday. Matzah -is a special kind of flat bread.
Matzah covers also make great gifts for Passover. Matzah covers add extra festivity to the Passover table.
Kiddush Cup, are the most entailed item in the Jewish tradition. It is common for people to give Kiddush cups as gifts for special occasions.
Homeware gifts are also very popular. The festival of Passover is a very social week, with many festive meals. Tableware gifts would be very appropriate by your host.
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What do you like to give — and receive — as hostess gifts for Passover? What did I miss?