13. Because it’s mellow
The head of the table reclines in his chair with pillows and throughout the course of the meal, all are meant to recline comfortably. This began as a way to disguise the Seder from religious persecutors who might have been passing by, as Jews would recline like the Greeks in order to go undetected. Now, eating comfortably has become a testament to their freedom to live as they please!
14. Because there’s a scavenger hunt portion of the evening
Kids are encouraged to find a hidden piece of matzah—“the afikomen”—for which they will likely receive a cash reward. Gotta love Judaica.