Hebrew Songs #35

Kadesh Urchatz
(Order of the Passover Seder)

Passover Seder Steps with Hand Gestures:

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Hebrew Lyrics:

“קַדֵּשׁ וּרְחַץ” — סֵדֶר פֶּסַח

קַדֵּשׁ וּרְחַץ כַּרְפַּס יַחַץ מַגִּיד רָחְצָה
מוֹצִיא מַצָּה מָרוֹר כּוֹרֵךְ שֻׁלְחָן עוֹרֵךְ
צָפוּן בָּרֵךְ הַלֵּל נִרְצָה

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English Translation:

Order of the Passover Seder

Kadesh – Recite the Kiddush
(Sanctification of the festival).

Urchatz – Wash hands without a blessing.

Karpas – Eat parsley or potato dipped in salt water.

Yachatz – Break the middle Matza, and hide one part to be eaten at the end of the meal as the Afikoman.

Magid – Tell the story of Israel’s deliverance from Egyptian bondage.

Rachtza – Wash hands with a blessing.

Motzi, Matza – Recite the blessing before the meal, and the special blessing over the Matza.

Maror – Eat a bitter herb.

Korech – Combine Matza, Maror and Haroset and eat them together.

Shulchan Orech – Partake of the festival meal.

Tzafun – Conclude the meal by eating the Afikoman.

Barech – Say grace after the meal.

Hallel – Recite the remainder of the Hallel.

Nirtza – End with a prayer for the acceptance of the service.

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