Our Passover meal is called a Seder, which means order in Hebrew, because we go through 14 specific steps as we retell the story of our ancestors’ liberation from slavery in Egypt.
1. Kiddush (the blessing over wine) – KADEISH
2. Ritual hand-washing in preparation for the Seder – URCHATZ
3. Dipping a green vegetable in salt water – KARPAS
4. Breaking the middle of matzah – MATZAH YACHATZ
5. Telling the story of Passover – MAGGID
6. Ritual hand-washing in preparation for the meal – RACHTZA
7. The blessing over the meal and matzah – MOTZI MATZAH
8. Dipping the bitter herb in sweet – CHAROSET MAROR
9. Eating a sandwich of matzah and bitter herb – KOREICH
10. Eating the meal – SCHULAN OREICH
11. Finding and eating the Afikomen – TZAFOON
12. Saying grace after the meal and inviting Elijah the Prophet – BAREICH
13. Singing songs that praise God – HALLEL
14. Ending the Seder and thinking about the future – NIRTZAH
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