The “Halves and Have Nots” of the Seder

Pesach, the seder, and the Exodus are full of “halves” and things that are “split”. Avraham split the offerings in two for the Brit Bein Habetarim which ceremony prophecies the slavery and redemption of the Jews in Egypt; and it is referenced in the Haggadah. The splitting of the Yam Suf. The splitting of the […]

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Hagaddah Insights 5777

What is the difference between Kiddush on Shabbos and the Four Cups of Pesach? You can’t drink four cups at once. Each cup must be consumed at certain junctures. Everyone drinks their own cup vs. just a drop. The whole cup or at least rov kos vs. melo lugmav ( a “gulp”, fill the cheek) “Good” […]

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