Seder night is conducted with the students in full elegance and splendor. Students sit around tables that have been carefully and tastefully set. Each participant receives a Hagaddah, wine and matzot. There is a Seder Plate with all the customary symbols set before each few students. The Seder narrative is given in clear language, accompanied by explanations as to the significance of all the symbolic items on the Seder Plate. In the course of the Seder, the students get to know the content of the Hagaddah; they are given simple and explicit explanations about the content of the holiday and its ceremonies. Those sitting at the tables hear stories and Midrashic accounts of the Exodus from Egypt and have a powerful, family-like experience. The culinary aspect of the evening finds expression in “shulchan orech”. Then, the guests enjoy a richly meal loaded table with kosher lemehadrin Pesach feast. This special Seder, which, for many is their first real, true halachic Seder, gives all present the desire observe it again and again, as it should be observed, in the coming years.
“This was the first real Seder I’ve had in my whole life.”