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Passover, Elijah, and Shabbat HaGadol

Shabbat HaGadol This week is Shabbat HaGadol, the Great Shabbat that occurs at the beginning of the week in which Passover will be observed (Passover begins Monday evening). There are five special shabbatot leading up to Passover. Each special Shabbat … Continue reading

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From Slavery to Freedom

Shabbat Pesach Then He said to me, “Human being! These bones are the whole house of Israel; and they are saying, ‘Our bones have dried up, our hope is gone, and we are completely cut off.’ Therefore prophesy…then you will … Continue reading

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Passover: Redemption Draws Nigh

Passover begins tomorrow night, April 14, 2014. While living in Budapest, Hungary, I had the amazing opportunity to participate in a Passover Seder with a large group of Holocaust survivors. This special group opened my eyes to a deeper message of freedom and … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Humility and Gratitude

“Dressed in our sartorial finery, sitting around a table bedecked with silver goblets and our best china, surrounded by loving family and friends while eating a gourmet dinner and drinking vintage wines, what better time to be reminded of our … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: A Delicate Balance

“The classical explanation for breaking a glass at the end of the wedding is to recall the destruction of Jerusalem. As the glass is broken, everyone screams out Mazel Tov! There is something peculiar, not only about recalling an historic tragedy … Continue reading

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Slumdog Pesach

On Sunday night (for the 3rd night of Passover), our friend and fellow-blogger, Miri Kehler (from the blog Miri in the Village) hosted a wonderful party at her home – the 3rd Annual Slumdog Pesach. Slumdog Pesach is not a … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“The first mitzva transmitted to the Israelites in Egypt was the requirement to have a calendar and own their time: “This month shall mark for you the beginning of the months; it shall be the first of the months of … Continue reading

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Welcoming Mashiach

John 12:1-26 The week before Pesach, after Yeshua had come from the house of Lazarus (whom he had just raised from the dead) in Beit-Anyah, he traveled on to Jerusalem. Hearing that Yeshua was coming, the people began to run out … Continue reading

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Video of the Day

Here is a nice reflection on the Haggadah and the Four Sons from Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller (of my alma mater!). Rabbi Chaim on the Haggadah Moedim L’Simchah!

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From Slavery to Freedom

Shabbat Pesach Then He said to me, “Human being! These bones are the whole house of Israel; and they are saying, ‘Our bones have dried up, our hope is gone, and we are completely cut off.’ Therefore prophesy…then you will … Continue reading

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