Hiding the Afikomen

Tue, 08 Apr 1997 04:45:00 -0500 (EST)

Where did the custom of hiding the Afikomen (half of middle Matza eaten at
end of the meal) at the Pesach seder originate from? Although I know that
much in the seder is to include children, I wondered if there is another

Thank you.

Susan Rubin Weintrob