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Why do we pour wine out of the cup at the Seder?

When reading the Haggdah during the Passover Seder we spill1 wine from our cups into a broken bowl three times:1) At the mention of “blood, smoke,...

Who wrote the Haggadah?

It is unclear who composed the Haggadah, but retelling the story of our exodus from Egypt is a Biblical commandment1 and has always been...

What is the Ma Nishtana (Four Questions)?

During the Passover Seder the children ask Four Questions known as the Ma Nishtana (lit. "What is different"). The questions highlight...

What are the Four Sons?

Rabbi Shlomo: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind? Joe: what are the 4 brothers of passover? Rabbi Shlomo: in the Haggadah...

What is a Haggadah?

The Haggadah is a Jewish liturgical book read at every Passover Seder. Haggadah means to relate, to tell. Ever since the Jewish people left...

Who are the four mothers in the Who Knows One section of the Haggadah?

Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel, and Leah - the wives of our forefathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

But Do We Relate????

We now live in the "Age of Information," a time of unsurpassed telecommunications. We have the technological ability to communicate all around...

Passover: A Personal Liberation

Four Redemptions When G-d informed Moses of the exodus from Egypt he provided four descriptions of the coming redemption. "I will bring them out from...

Passover: A Wise Meditation

The Wise SonOn the first night of Passover we are introduced to the four sons of the Haggadah.1 Drawing on various verses from the Torah, the Haggadah...

Questions About the Questions

Although our faith is based on an unquestioning belief in G-d and His Torah, Judaism also encourages us to ask and inquire, to learn, think, and...