A modern tradition instructs us to symbolically remember Miriam the prophet by placing a cup of spring water on the seder table. The Cup for Miriam recalls a Midrash that wherever our ancestors wandered in the Wilderness Miriam’s Well would appear and sustain them.

- Point to the cup and recite:

Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron’s sister, took a timbrel in her hand, and all the women went after her in dance with timbrels. And Miriam chanted for them:  Sing to the Eternal One, for God has triumphed gloriously! Horse and driver God has hurled into the sea. 

haggadah Section: Hallel