Pesach Words of Torah By: Steve Kirschenbaum Rav Hutner in the Pachad Yitzchak explains when Moshe Rabbeinu realized that Jews were going to reveal to Pharaoh that he had killed a Mitzri, he said in Shemos 2:14 ‘achein nodeh ha’davar,’ which by its simple meaning means the fact that I killed a Mitzri is known. But in a deeper sense as the Medrash says and Rashi alludes to briefly, Moshe was saying now I understand
SEDER NIGHT – YOU ARE WHAT YOU DO By: Rabbi Pini Dunner We live in an age where every one of life’s challenges affecting our moods and disposition is handled by either psychology or psychiatry. Or, to put it another way, if therapy won’t help, medication certainly will. Often it is a combination of both. Which leads one to wonder – what was the world like before the advent of clinical psychology? It wasn’t
“Lessons My Grandfather Taught Me” By: Rabbi Elazar Muskin Every Passover as I sit with my family at our Seder I inevitably think of my paternal grandfather. I never met my grandfather after whom I was named. He died five years before I was born, and I was born on the anniversary date of his burial. But I felt from earliest childhood that my grandfather was present, teaching me the values that helped
Pesach is a fascinating festival and different from the other festivals in so many ways. Although often overlooked, a difference between Pesach and the other festivals is the recital of Hallel. A collection of Psalms, Hallel is a prayer of praise to God. It is recited on all festivals during the morning services of Shacharis. Many communities also recite Hallel on the seder nights on Pesach in the Synagogue, a peculiar recital unique to Pesach.
Passover Every Passover as a child, I would hope to find the “Afikoman”. It was my entire focus. Unfortunately, my brothers only purpose was to terrorize me by making it impossible to find! Without fail, it was not a Seder if I did not end up in tears. This year it will be happy tears as Burnt Offerings will be closed for Passover and I will be in hiding with the Afikoman! Pesach has always
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