Pesach

Bo – Keser and Malchus

Why were the first nine plagues performed by Moshe or Ahron, but the plague of the firstborn was done by Hashem Himself? Why did the Jews have to do something active to be excluded from the plague, as opposed to the previous plagues where this was not necessary? What is the significance of the blood…

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Beha'aloscha – Revealing Hidden Light

Why was the mitzvah of Pesach Sheni revealed through the question of the impure individuals? How can one ‘make up’ the korban Pesach (Passover offering) in a different month? What is the spiritual power of Iyar? Why is Pesach Sheni only one day? Why can the Pesach sheni be eaten when one has Chametz in…

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Pesach and Moshiach ben Dovid Q & A

Rabbi, I recently listened to your podcast on Pesach and Moshiach ben Dovid. I enjoyed it very much and I love the way you teach. Very clear and concise! Could you point me to the source or book where it talks about the transgression of Adam in Gan Eden taking place on Pesach? Thanks in…

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Pesach and Moshiach ben Dovid

Why does Pesach consist of seven days, as opposed to Succos which is eight? What is the significance of the fact that we consistently bring the same korbanos every day of Pesach? Why are the mitzvos of Succos all external, whereas the mitzvos of Pesach are all internal? Why is refraining from eating leavened items,…

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Pesach Podcast

Why is Pesach called the “holiday of the spring?” Why do we have the seder at night if the actual redemption happened during the day? Why does Pesach seem to be a climax of redemption, yet we see it also seems to be the beginning stage of counting toward Shavuos? Find out in a special…

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Shavuos and the light of Moshiach

What is Rebbe Akiva and his students’ connection to this time between Pesach and Shavuos? Why did they die then, and why do we mourn it to this day? What are the three times in history that the light of Moshiach was revealed, and how does this connect to Shavuos? What is Rebbe Akiva’s role…

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Pesach Podcast

The Pesach podcast is entitled ‘Blossoming Redemption,’ and discussed are the following questions. Why do we have the seder at night if the actual redemption happened during the day? Why is it important that Pesach is referred to as ‘Chag ha’aviv?’ Why does Pesach seem to be a climax of redemption, yet we see it…

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A Musical Pesach Seder

About two years ago, I sang for an album that was being recorded of the Bostoner Rebbe’s Pesach Seder Niggunim. I had a great time doing it, and enjoyed the songs very much. I didn’t actually get a chance to hear the final product, and forgot about it until a little before Pesach last year…

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