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Pesach Journal

 Seder Plate


Holy of Holies, by Harav Yaakov Medan

"And They Shall Eat of the Meat on that Night" by Harav Baruch Gigi

The River and the Redeemer, by Rav Chanoch Waxman


Archives of our Pesach Audio Shiurim


Halakha: The Holiday of Pesach  
Ta’arovet Chametz Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
The Sale of Chametz Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
Shimur Matza Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
The Laws of Pesach: Kitniyot Rav David Brofsky
The Prohibitions of Chametz  Rav David Brofsky
Kashering Electrical Appliances Rav Baruch Gigi
The Prohibition of Work on Erev Pesach Rav Yair Kahn
Checking for Chametz before the Fourteenth of Nisan Rav Yair Kahn
Owning Stock in a Company which Possesses Chametz during Pesach Rav Asher Meir
The Laws of Bedikat Chametz Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon
Pesach which Falls on Shabbat Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon
Additional Laws of the Four Cups Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon
Selling Chametz and Circumventing Mitzvot Rav Binyamin Tabory
Is There a Mitzva to Eat Matza the Entire Holiday of Pesach? Rav Binyamin Tabory
The Purpose of Bedikat Chametz Rav Moshe Taragin 
Halakha: The Seder Night  
Forbidden Matza Based on a sicha by Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
The Mitzva to Eat Maror Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
Hallel on the Night of Pesach Rav Yaacov Francus
The Story of the Five Tanna'im Harav Yaakov Medan
The Link Between Matza and Maror 
and the Story of the Exodus
Rav Yair Kahn
Reciting "Ha-motzi" over Matza at the Seder Rav Shlomo Levi
Priorities in Eating Matza at the Seder Rav Shlomo Levi
Laws of the Four Cups Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon
Halakhot of the Seder: Korekh Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon
The Laws of Afikomen and the Possibility of Fulfilling Mitzvot Conditionally Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon
A Short Practical Guide to the Seder Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon
How Much Matza Must We Eat at the Seder? Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon
Hallel on Pesach Night Rav Michael Rosensweig
Retelling the Exodus Rav Doniel Schreiber
The Four Cups of the Seder Rav Doniel Schreiber
The Connection Between Reclining and Freedom Rav Moshe Taragin
The Mitzva of Karpas Rav Moshe Taragin
Halakha: The Korban Pesach  
The Uniqueness of the Korban Pesach Rav Amnon Bazak
The Meaning of the Korban Pesach Rav Amnon Bazak
Eating the Korban Pesach Rav Moshe Taragin
The Minui Process of Korban Pesach Rav Moshe Taragin

"Lo Tishchat al Chametz Dam Zivchi:" 
Possessing Chametz during the Pesach Sacrifice

Rav Moshe Taragin
The Meaning of Pesach  
"And God Hardened Pharaoh's Heart" Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l
"And You Shall Know that I am the Lord" Harav Yehuda Amital zt"l
Pesach and Sukkot, the Miskhan and the Mikdash Rav Amnon Bazak
The Purpose of Signs and Miracles According to the Ramban Rav Ezra Bick
The Symbolism of Chametz Rav Ezra Bick
Lot's "Pesach" and Its Significance Rav Yoel Bin Nun
The Meaning of the Prohibition against Returning to Egypt  Rav Yoel Bin Nun
On Chametz and Matza Rav Yoel Bin Nun
"And You Shall Know / And Egypt Shall Know that I am the Lord" HaRav Baruch Gigi
"And the People of Israel Went Up Armed" Rav Michael Hattin
 Az Yashir: Human Song of Victory or Divine Song of Joy Rav David Horowitz
The Symbolism of Chametz Rav Alex Israel
"Your Time for Love Has Arrived" - A Literary Analysis of Shir Ha-Shirim  Harav Mosheh Lichtenstein
The Holiday of Passover and the Holiday of Matzot Harav Yaakov Medan

On Freedom
Harav Yaakov Medan
From Slavery to Freedom and from Slavery to Slavery Harav Yaakov Medan
Build Your House - The Connection between Pesach, Tefillin, Mezuza and Mila Harav Yaakov Medan

Honor Guard - Watching the Matza Process
Rav Asher Meir
Divine Therapy at the Red Sea Rav Elchanan Samet
Shir Ha-shirim - The Elegy of Jewish History Rav Moshe Taragin
Zeman Cheruteinu - Freedom and Obedience Rav Moshe Taragin
Five Hidden Components of Yetziat Mitzrayim Rav Moshe Taragin
The Order of Mishnayot "Arvei Pesachim" and its Meaning Rav Avraham Walfish


The Meaning of the Seder Night  
"What is This Service to You?" Based on a sicha by Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
The Torah Speaks to Four Sons Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
The Four Sons Rav Amnon Bazak
The Meaning of the Seder Experience Rav Ezra Bick
Pesach in Chassidic Thought: Haste from God Rav Itamar Eldar
The Order of the Seder Rav Shimon Gesundheit
The Korban Pesach: Defining Israel as God's People Rav Yonatan Grossman
Joseph and Four Cups of Wine Rav Howard Joseph
Matza: Symbol of Servitude, Redemption or Both? Rav Yair Kahn
Remembering and Recounting the Exodus: Opposite Perspectives on a Common Theme Rav Yair Kahn
Eliyahu, the Unifier of Worlds Rav Elyakim Krumbein
Charoset Rav Eliezer Kwass 
The Four Sons Harav Yaakov Medan
Arami Oved Avi: Why is the Bikkurim Proclamation Recited in the Haggada? Rav Yosef Zvi Rimon
The Haggada and Bikkurim Rav Yehuda Shaviv
The Four Cups of Wine and the Mitzva of Publicising the Miracle Rav Binyamin Tabory


The Exodus and Moshe  
Accepting the Divine Mission Harav Aharon Lichtenstein zt"l
Shemot - The Young Moshe Rav Mosheh Lichtenstein
Two Groups of Plagues: The Difference Between Vaera and Bo Rav Mosheh Lichtenstein
"Who Passed Over the Houses of the Children of Israel" Rav Yaakov Medan
 By the Virtue of the Righteous Women Rav Yaakov Medan
 Va-eira - How to Save Israel Rav Ezra Bick
 Bo - Representing God or Representing Israel Rav Ezra Bick
The Collective Memory of the Exodus Dr Brachi Elitzur
 The Number of Plagues in Egypt Rav Tamir Granot
The Length of the Sojourn in Egypt Rav Michael Hattin
 Commemorating the Exodus from Egypt Rav Michael Hattin
 "Measure for Measure" - On Two Keywords in the Story of the Exodus Rav Nathaniel Helfgot
 ChipazonRapid Redemption Rav Alex Israel
 Beshalach - Slave Mentality Rav Alex Israel
 Moshe: National Leader and Divine Representative Rav Yair Kahn
 Why Did Moshe Mislead Pharaoh? Rav Elchanan Samet
The Appointment of Moshe Rav Chanoch Waxman
 "The House of Bondage:" The Exoduses from Egypt and from Sedom Rav Chanoch Waxman
Yetziat Mitzrayim in Sefer Shemot - Rav Menachem Leibtag
Parashat Shemot
Parashat Va'eyra
Parashat Bo
Parashat Beshalach
More from Parashat Bo  
Pharaoh Rav Aytan Kadden
The Blood of Redemption Rav Zvi Shimon
Pesach Mitzrayim Rav Moshe Aberman

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