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Four Expressions of Redemption

How to Study Torah - Va'eira

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Four Expressions of Redemption: How to Study Torah - Va'eira

When we celebrate our freedom at the Passover Seder, we have Four Cups, Four Children and Four Questions. But they all come from the original "four" of the Torah: The Four Expressions of Redemption.
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Four Expressions of Redemption, The, Va'eira

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Rabbi Mendel Kaplan Thornhill, ON, Canada January 25, 2012

Ramban Yes, he does indeed. If I said otherwise I did so accidentally – as I was well aware of this. Thank you for the kind words and for documenting this correction... Reply

Bentzion January 19, 2012

Ramban Hi

Thanks for great shiur. By the way, the RamBbaN DOES comment on "velakachti." Reply

Mr. KasrielGaddi via January 18, 2012

Rabbi kaplan is excellant in his presentation His explanation of the Four Cups and their relationship to the four stages of Redemption was wonderful to the ear to hear and the mind to follow. i was happy to see that He explained Rashi's point of fact in this too!.Most enjoyable study. Reply

Frida Mandelblum Winkler Glendale, WI/ USA January 18, 2012

four expresions of redemption b'h
im waiting every week for my Chabad message that Rav Kaplan is going to give a practical of different meaning of this week Parasha!!!!
this one gave more insights not only about the four cups, four level of Teshuba but the writings of Rashi and "his rules".
many thanks, one mystery opens up to more learnings. Reply

Anonymous Mesa, Arizona, USA January 18, 2012

Was that that the Egyptians dehumanized the children of Yisrael with their treatment? Not only the labor, by not allowing them to practice their Jewish ideals, taught by Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. They were deprived of their way of life. The children of Yisrael had to mix by force, with the Egyptian's way of life, thinking, and acting. Maybe that's the reason why they were not "free" in the desert until they learnt to recognize this. Thank you Rabbi Kaolan for such wonderful teaching. When we have Hasshem in us, we are "FREE." Reply