Rabbi Moishe Lichtenstein’s new installment of Water-Cooler Questions. To send in a question of your own please email firstname.lastname@example.org. The freedom of Pesach isn’t freedom from responsibility, it’s the opportunity to be responsible & show we’re free to choose to do the right thing.
Every year, our children ask us certain questions at the Seder; presumably, we have the answers. Let’s do a quick check (on at least one of them) to make sure that this is indeed the case. Why do we eat matzah on Pesach? Read the text version here.
Passover 1975. It seemed like a good idea. I’d introduce the subject of prayer to my religious school class at my local synagogue (Temple Beth Tikvah in Fullerton, CA) by asking my eager, precocious teenagers to write a telegram to G-d. I expected thank you’s and gimme’s. Imagine my reaction to this: “Dear G-d stop […]
There’s Four Questions. Pick a question, any question… see if you can find it again! Actually, I was hoping you’d pick the fourth of these parables: 4. Why is this night different from all other nights? For on all other nights, we eat either sitting straight or leaning; But tonight we are required to lean! […]
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We are commanded to remember our stay and exodus from Egypt, as well as Amalek. What are the key lessons learned from this remembering? Part 1 of 2 by Rochi Lerner, host of Torah Sessions on OURadio.org. For part 2 click here.
How does the matzah shift from being poor man’s bread at the beginning of the Seder, in maggid, to being a symbol of freedom by the time we get to the Afikomen? Esther Wein’s new shiur for Parshat Vayikra and Rosh Chodesh Nissan.