[Sca-cooks] Passover cakes
judith at ipstenu.org
Sat Nov 21 20:04:33 PST 2009
For that matter, I put an orange slice discreetly on my seder plate or somewhere on the table, too. I'm not Reform, I'm a traditionally-observant Mizrachi Jew. The laws don't change, but the customs can be enhanced. :)
Judith / no SCA name yet
Master Albrecht Waldfurster's Egg
Middle Kingdom, Midlands, Ayreton, Tree-Girt-Sea (Chicago, IL)
On 21 Nov 2009, at 12:59 AM, David Walddon wrote:
> Very interesting discussion.
> We attend a friends Seder every year and they ALWAYS have an Orange on the Seder plate and they always tell the original story and the adapted story.
> We appreciate the original story!
> On 11/20/09 9:02 AM, "Craig Daniel" <teucer at pobox.com> wrote:
>> Clearly traditions change - the practice among some Reform families of putting an orange on the seder plate is an enlightening example here; since we know exactly when it was introduced and by who, it's possible to verify that even over a few decades it's changed what
>> it means to most of the people who do it. But the importance of the traditions of the past keeps these things from happening very quickly
>> or very often, so it's only natural that many aspects of the holiday go back many centuries.
>> - Jaume
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