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Isser Zalman Weisberg

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An analysis of the opening passage of the Haggadah
Exploring the rebbe's gloss alongside other commentaries on the last part of hei-lachma-anya, which seems to state the same theme of yearning for redemption twice.
Reclining at the Seder, Part 5
Different opinions about dipping matzah in salt at the seder might explain an interesting practice of the Rebbe.
Reclining at the Seder, Part 4
The implications of different understandings of ‘heseibah’ for when we should and shouldn't recline.
Reclining at the Seder, Part 3
The Rebbe's gloss as a redefinition of "he'seibah," explaining why it isn't practiced by women
Reclining at the Seder, Part 2
An overview of a Halachic discussion spanning the centuries and leaving ambiguities unresolved.
Reclining at the Seder, Part 1
A close analysis and contextualization of the Rebbe’s gloss on "he'seibah"
A gateway to the laws, practices, liturgy, symbolism, and history of the seder
In 1946 the Rebbe published a new commentary to the Haggadah under the title Haggadah for Passover with Collected Customs and Reasons. In his review of this work, Rabbi Shlomo Yosef Zevin, editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia Talmudit, lauded it as “a wond...
A gateway to the laws, practices, liturgy, symbolism, and history of the seder
In 1946 the Rebbe published a new commentary to the Haggadah under the title Haggadah for Passover with Collected Customs and Reasons. In his review of this work, Rabbi Shlomo Yosef Zevin, editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia Talmudit, lauded it as “a wond...
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