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Passover plate

(seder plate)


A plate for the symbolic foods discussed and displayed at the Passover seder, including for salted water, haroset, egg, etc.


What goes on a seder plate?


  • Hebrewקערת סדר
  • GermanSeder-Teller
  • RussianБлюдо для седера
  • FrenchPlateau du Séder
  • DutchSederschotel
  • ItalianPiatto per il seder
  • CzechSederový talíř
  • HungarianSzédertál
  • SpanishPlato de séder
  • GreekΠιάτο για το Σέντερ
  • PolishTalerz sederowy
  • Arabicطبق ليلة عيد الفصح
  • Yiddishקערה
  • LadinoPlato del Seder


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Goldman-Ida, Batsheva. “The Hasidic Seder Plate.” Hasidic Art and the Kabbalah, Leiden: Brill, 2018, pp. 118-93.

Gomberg, Betsy, and Susan Schaalman Youdovin, eds. The Seder Plate: The 1996 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize, Chicago: Spertus Museum, 1996.

Mann, Vivian B. “Forging Judaica: The Case of the Italian Majolica Seder Plates.” Art and Its Uses: The Visual Image and Modern Jewish Society, Studies in Contemporary Jewry, vol. VI, ed. Ezra Mendelsohn, New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990, pp. 201-26. Reprinted in: Art & ceremony in Jewish life: Essays in the History of Jewish Art, London: Pindar, 2005, essay XV.

Miron, Aya. “The Seder Plate.” And I Crowned You with Wreaths…The International Judaica Design Competition, ed. Sharon Weiser and Shalom Sabar, Jerusalem: Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1996, pp. 11-13.

Parnes, Stephan O. et al. The Art of Passover. New York: Rizzoli, 1994, pp. 62-71.

Tzalachot Pesach Be-Muzeon Bar-David [Passover Plates at the Bar-David Museum]. Kibbutz Baram: Bar-David Museum-Arts-Judaica, 2012.

Rush, Barbara. “Seder Plates.” Passover Splendor: Cherished Objects for the Seder Table, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2005, pp. 39-59.

York, Karen S., ed. Seder Plates from the Janger Family Collection. Tulsa, OK: Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, 2007.

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