Why did the Baalei Haggadah choose pesukim from Devarim to darshen for the Maggid section rather than from Shemos? Join us for a line-by-line analysis of the “Arami Oved Avi” section of the Haggadah. Presented by Rabbi Steven Weil, OU Executive Vice President. Recorded live on March 24, 2010 at OU headquarters in New York, […]
We take so much for granted, even on Seder night. Even as we celebrate the how’s and why’s of our redemption from Egypt too often we leave unanswered the most important question, Why? Why the redemption? That there were miracles, signs, wonders and plagues we accept without question. It is the why that remains unasked. […]
“The Torah speaks of four children: One is wise, one is wicked, one is simple and one does not know how to ask.” – The Haggada The four children represent four different types of personalities. Because life is dynamic, each person, during the course of his or her lifetime, often incorporates aspects of all four […]
The story of Pesach, of the Exodus from Egypt, is one of the oldest and greatest in the world. It tells of how one people, long ago, experienced oppression and were led to liberty through a long and arduous journey across the desert. It is the most dramatic story of slavery to freedom ever told, […]
Haftorahman brings you a shiur on this Shabbat’s Haftorah from the Book of Prophets, explaining it in a dynamic and exciting way, making learning the Haftorah a fun and enlightening experience each and every week. Download the source sheet.
Five Themes in the Haggadah – Presented by Rabbi Steven Weil
And Moshe said to the nation: Remember this day that you went forth from Egypt, from the house of bondage – for with a mighty hand Hashem took you forth from this. Leaven products should not be eaten. (Shemot 13:3) 1. A biblical source for the commandment of Sipur In this passage, Moshe instructs the […]