Year 5 Seder Meal

Year 5 are learning about Judaism, and on Tuesday afternoon all three classes joined together for a Seder meal. This is a meal that Jews have to celebrate Passover. Small quantities of symbolic foods are eaten to help them remember the story of how Moses led the Israelites’ escape from slavery in Egypt. Some people managed to eat all the foods on offer including egg (symbolising new life in the Promised Land), parsley dipped in salt water (to symbolise the tears of the Israelites when they were slaves), and charoset, a mixture of apple and wine to remind them of the cement the slaves used when building for the Pharaoh. Not everyone was brave enough to try everything on the table, but all agreed it was a fun way to spend an RS lesson!