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Jewish Holidays

Capitulation, Chesed, and Chinuch

September 9, 2016, by

Pesach is the first of the Jewish holidays, the holiday which forms the foundation of our religious observance and from which all others flow. Similarly, our Patriarch Abraham is the first of our forefathers from whom our faith descends to us and flows outward to the world. The Sifsei Chaim quoting the Tur notes that […]

Why Count?

April 20, 2016, by

Why don’t we count down to Matan Torah? Why is the count relative to the korban omer? Why do we begin on Pesach but not on the first day of Pesach?

Pesach – La Temporada de Emunah

April 20, 2016, by

“Al entrar a la tierra de Israel, usted va a disfrutar prosperidad y abundancia.  Construirá bellas casas.  Su ganado y su cosecha aumentaran.  Usted acumulara el oro y la plata.  Y en todo lo que usted participe lograra prosperidad…  Si usted se vuelve arrogante y dice, mi fuerza y el poder de mi mano hizo […]

Ha Lachma Anya and Daled Kosot

April 20, 2016, by

Second Cup/Ha Lachma Anya Our minhag, which is in accordance with the Shulchan Aruch, has the filling of the second cup after Ha Lachma Anya before Mah Nishtana.  However, the Rambam puts the filling of the second cup before Ha Lachma Anya.  What is the basis of this machlokes? The answer is that it is […]

Yo Nunca Me Equivoco – Shabbos Chol HaMoed Pesach

April 18, 2016, by

“Moshe dijo; “Y así dijo HASHEM, cerca de la medianoche, Yo saldré en medio de Egipto.” – Shemos 11:4 Moshe cambio las palabras HASHEM se paso meses y meses mostrándoles a los Mitzrim que solo Él controla todo aspecto de la creación.  A Moshe  se le instruyó  que le advirtiera al Pharaoh que si el […]

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