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Friday, February 13 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Passover Origins: How We Got to the Seder

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The Seder Plate didn't always look the way it does today. Neither did Matzah. Discover some of the origins of the Passover Seder and the foods associated with it. From Greek and Talmudic roots to American history, these have influenced the development of one of the central rituals of the Jewish calendar as well as its cuisine. Learn about customs from around the world that you include in your Passover celebrations.


Shelley Cohney

Shelly Cohney is an Australian lecturer and tour guide with specialities in food, history, Israel, and Jewish customs. She is a tour guide in Australia and Israel and lectures at the Jewish Museum of Australia as well as at culinary colleges and various charities. Her time is split... Read More →

Friday February 13, 2015 2:30pm - 3:45pm EST

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