Tonight is the first night of Passover. Passover is a holiday to celebrate the freedom of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Passover seder is a festival meal. Sometimes it can be boring for kids at the seder, so to make it more fun, grown ups throw special kid seders. At my Hebrew school, they make it more fun by throwing a chocolate seder for kids. The seder is all about chocolate. Chocolate prayers, chocolate matzah, chocolate seder plates, chocolate everything. To start off the seder, we said our first prayer about chocolate, then drank our first sip of chocolate milk. After we said our prayer, we had the dipping of the strawberry in the chocolate sauce. Then we broke the chocolate covered matzah in half the bigger half of the chocolate matzah would get hidden for the afikoman. The smaller piece of matzah we would eat. So, everyone at my table just started grabbing at the matzah and just handed it to everybody. After the chocolate matzah, we told the story of the four different kids and their opinion of chocolate. Then we tried all of the different types of chocolate: white chocolate, milk chocolate, dark chocolate (my favorite type of chocolate), and baking chocolate. When I tried the baking chocolate, it tasted so bland. It was terrible, I think everyone who tried it would agree with me. Next, we did the chocolate four questions and four kids read them aloud. After the questions, we made s’mores and we were allowed to take candy from a different table so everyone went crazy. People filled their plates with candy and and put chocolate seder plates in their mouths. It was really nuts. While everyone was being crazy, they went around with raffle tickets. Then, everyone got settled down and we did the raffle. The prizes for the raffle were two giant gummy bears on a stick, a giant rice krispie bar, and a five pound Hersheys chocolate bar. One of my neighbors Josh won the giant chocolate bar. After the raffle, we did our last prayer and left. I can’t wait to go again next year.
My name is Jordan. I am a 12th grader and I love food!