A pine cone could be a new symbol for an ancient Jewish tradition

Publish Date: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Lisa Wangsness

At Passover Seders, symbolic foods bring alive the story of the Jews’ exodus from bondage in ancient Egypt. Bitter herbs are a reminder of suffering. Charoset — a paste of fruit, wine, nuts, and spices — recalls the mortar used in slaves’ labor. Unleavened matzo, the haste of their departure