Food for thought! #lithuania


Beryl. B <balden@...>
 

re: Hardboiled eggs, salt water and Kneidlach!

Does someone perhaps know the reasoning
behind the fact that Ashkenazi Jews i.e. those
from Eastern European ancestry eat eggs and
salt water as the "starters" to a Pessach meal,
whereas Sephardi Jews do not.

The same applies to Kneidle in Chicken Soup.
Sephardim eat chicken soup with vegetables of
the season as their Pessach Sedar Soup course,
whereas Ashkenazim eat clear chicken broth with
Kneidle.

An answer for me to give my grandchildren will be
greatly appreciated as I myself am stumped with these
two traditions.

Thanks.
Beryl Baleson
Israel.
balden@zahav.net.il

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