The JQ GLBT seder plate includes some special symbolic items including:

  • An Orangewhich carries the seeds of rebirth and represents the diversity of the Jewish community as we increase inclusion.
  • A Coconutfor the LGBT still in the closet and their struggle in coming out
  • Sour Vegetablesfor the flavor of hatred and bigotry
  • Fruit Saladfor our collective potential and recognition
  • Flowers, Sticks and Stonesfor the path all of us as LGBT and Allies are on as we move through life and play our role in the development of our culture and commemoration of our history.


haggadah Section: Introduction
Source: JQ International, Photo Courtesy of the Jewish Journal