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S1 EP31 | Passover and Easter: Foods Explained

Get ready for a fun and meaningful episode of A Jew and A Gentile Discuss because Carly and Ezra are talking about food traditions surrounding Easter and Passover. It’s Part 2 of a three-part series about the two holidays. If you haven’t heard Part 1 yet, be sure to check out “The Difference Between Passover and Easter. In this episode, they talk main dishes, bread, desserts and, of course, the curious foods that are part of the Passover observance.  


The conversation centers on: 

  • Easter traditions and food memories for both Carly, a Gentile Believer, and Ezra, the son of a Jewish father and Christian mother 
  • The significance of foods for Passover and Easter 
  • The meanings of the various foods on the Passover Seder plate 
  • Where Passover ranks on the “spending-it-with-family” scale 
  • What you can do if you’re a Christian interested in the Passover Seder 


Along the way 

During their conversation, you’ll also hear about: 

  • Ezra’s favorite Easter food growing up and the strict family rule about it 
  • What “have to” items must be on the Seder plate for it to be a Seder 
  • The Passover egg and three different theories about what it represents 
  • Passover’s not-so-nice-tasting food traditions and what it was like participating as a child 
  • Ezra’s (and probably everyone else’s) favorite part of the Seder meal 
  • One bit of unleavened bread deliciousness: Matzah toffee – yum! 
  • What Passover means to Jewish Believers in Jesus 
  • How to get your own Passover “manual” (called a Haggadah) to walk you through the Seder service. (Hint: We tell you immediately below too.) 


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Words you might learn in this episode 

Passover Seder, Seder plate, Pesach, maror, matzah, charoset, lechem, Chag HaMatzot, chag, matzah toffee, Passover Haggadah 


Scriptures referenced in this episode 

Exodus 12:7, 13, Exodus 12:8, Exodus 12:33–34, Exodus 12:14–20, Leviticus 23:4–8, Deuteronomy 16:2–3, Exodus 12:14, 17, Matthew 5:17-18, John 1:29, 35, 1 Corinthians 5:7 




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