(redirected from Seders)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to Seders: Pesach


n. pl. Se·ders or Se·dar·im (sĭ-där′ĭm, sĕ-dä-rĭm′) Judaism
A ritual feast commemorating the exodus of the Jews from Egypt, held on the first night or first two nights of Passover.

[Hebrew sēder, order, arrangement, Seder; see sdr in Semitic roots.]


(Judaism) Judaism a ceremonial meal with prescribed ritual reading of the Haggadah observed in Jewish homes on the first night or first two nights of Passover
[from Hebrew sēdher order]


(ˈseɪ dər)

n., pl. Se•ders, Se•da•rim (ˌseɪ dɑˈrim)
Judaism. a ceremonial dinner, held on the first night or first two nights of Passover, that includes the reading of the haggadah and the eating of foods symbolic of the Israelites' slavery and the Exodus from Egypt.
[1860–65; < Hebrew sēdher literally, order, arrangement]


- The Hebrew word for "order, procedure"; it is the ceremonial Jewish dinner held on the first night of Passover.
See also related terms for procedure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Seder - (Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of PassoverSeder - (Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover
Last Supper, Lord's Supper - the traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixion
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
supper - a light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime
References in periodicals archive ?
Indeed, it is inclusive, reflective of how our community Seders welcomed the larger fellowship--Quakers, Native Americans, Jews of color, Palestinians--everyone came to see what new ritual Lynn would create that year.
Arlington Heights, Palatine and Elgin were among the suburbs where worshippers participated in outdoor processions on Good Friday, while community Seders were taking place in Buffalo Grove and throughout the suburbs.
Continue reading "The Passover Episode: Instant Pot Brisket, Cannabis Seders, Vegetarian Seders, the 'Rugrats' Passover Special, and Moroccan Mimouna Celebrations" at...
Talia's Steakhouse and Bar will be cooking up a traditional Passover Seders that even your grandma would approve of.
We'd heard stories of other girls getting set up with wealthy Jerusalem families at seders that were so full they wouldn't even notice two extra seminary girls.
If spring break or other travel takes you away from home during Passover, the Jewish outreach organization Chabad-Lubavitch hosts communal Seders in cities, on college campuses and in vacation destinations around the world.
WORCESTER -- As he prepared for two Seders this weekend in observance of Passover, Rabbi Mendel Fogelman, director of Central Mass Chabad, reflected Thursday on the lasting significance of the Jewish holy tradition, as well as the state of the Jewish community in Worcester.
Passover lasts for 7 days in Israel and 8 days outside of Israel (other than for adherents of Reform Judaism for whom Passover is 7 days regardless of location), with Jews outside of Israel other than Reform Jews holding two Seders (on the evening of the 15th and 16th of Nisan) and Jews in Israel and Reform Jews worldwide holding one Seder (on the 15th of Nisan).
The Seders are two traditional meals that take place on the first two nights of the holiday.
The script to the Hunger Seder came from the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, she said; it will be presented in other seders around the country through April.
Wise Sons' Seders Apr 6, 7 ( for reservations).