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Passover 5763 - April 16, 2003

The Escape Hatch

You're trapped in your life. Whichever way you turn, you encounter walls -- unshakable habits, antagonistic colleagues, elusive desires. There is a way out, but you're too big to squeeze through
Parshah
Summary of the Passover Torah Readings
Out of Egypt... the Paschal Lamb... to see and to be seen... appointments in time... leaven and matzah... the Song at the Sea... a Messianic prophecy... a synopsis of the Torah readings for the first, intermediate and closing days of Passover
Exploring Passover
Twenty-six articles and stories on: The meaning of freedom... Why the Exodus had to occur precisely at midnight... Who needs nations?... The missing 4th matzah... The 5th son... The Splitting of the Sea... Passover and the future...
Story
Beyond Paradise

Word resounded throughout the supernal worlds: "Because Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov has forced the hand of heaven to overturn the laws of nature, he has forfeited his portion in the World to Come"
Living
The Myth of Relaxation

A recent medical study shows that, contrary to common wisdom, relaxation does not reduce stress. Our ancestors learned this at the Exodus, when they discovered that transcendence is not the key to freedom
The Four Minute Barrier

Whenever one person attains a "success" -- a barrier surmounted, a limit exceeded -- a subliminal message is sent through the ether of space, creating a subconscious awareness and potential in everyone else
The Rebbe
"We've Seen Open Miracles"

A letter from the Rebbe written on March 11, 1991, ten days after the end of the first Gulf War
He took us out from slavery to freedom, from sorrow to joy, from mourning to festivity, from deep darkness to great light, and from bondage to redemption
— The Haggadah
Print Magazine

Ask advice from those with experience. They will provide you freely that which they acquired with great expense.

The Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, in a letter.