The Seder Plate That Tells A Story
The fact that Passover marks the Jews’ miraculous exodus from Egypt is well known throughout the Jewish community. But, did you know the Torah commandment of having a Pesach Seder revolves around the actual telling of the Passover story?
From Slavery to Exodus
In ancient Egypt, more than three thousand years ago, King Pharaoh ruled the Jewish people into a life of slavery. Moses led the Israelites to liberation. In their rush to escape, a miracle happened. The waves of the Red Sea parted to let the Israelites cross to the other side. As they looked back, they saw the sea close and the waves sweep away the Pharaoh’s army, marking their way to freedom. In the background, they saw the pyramid get smaller and smaller. Inspired to help convey that astounding story, artist Gary Rosenthal combines his passion and talent for art with the rich, deep-rooted history of the Jewish people. This special Seder plate tells the story. Exquisitely welded metal represents Moses parting the Red Sea to lead the Israelites away from slavery and toward a life of freedom. The pyramid design reminds helps us envision the actual pyramid the Jews saw when they looked back. By placing this Seder plate on your table, the Passover story comes alive for everyone seated at the table.