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The common answer is that the questions are asked to involve the children. But why couldn’t this custom to involve the kids be done during another holiday?
Part 1: The emphasis on asking questions
Rabbi Chaim Miller shares beautiful insights into the haggadah that will capture the interest of everyone around your Seder table. In this segment he explores the significance of asking questions at the Seder.
Question: I see in my in Chabad haggadah that the order of the Four Questions is different than in the “standard” haggadah text. Whereas at all the Seders I’ve attended the first question is about eating matzah, the Chabad haggadah has the dipping questio...
The paragraph in the Haggadah which immediately follows the Four Questions contains the response to the four questions. A modicum of thought suffices to uncover the answers inherent in its words: We were slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt, and the L-rd, our G‑d, ...
While the importance of transmitting the message of Passover to our children is self-understood, why is Passover's message deemed more important for the children than the messages carried by other festivals?
The Four Questions in English, Hebrew, Yiddish, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Russian and Korean
What Is Ma Nishtana? Known as the 4 Questions, the Ma Nishtana are four questions traditionally asked at the start of the Passover eve feast (Seder). Often sung or chanted by the youngest child in attendance, the Ma Nishtana point out four anomalies that ...
True freedom, as celebrated on Passover, is personified by the child's absolute dependence
The Passover Seder begins with the child’s question: “Why is this night different from all other nights?” Fundamentally, the question bothering the child is: “Why am I different from children of all other nations?”
Is the Haggadah really meant to be read this way? Maybe…
Many people, far too many, expect to be alone on the first night of Passover this year. Moms. Dads. Singles. Perhaps you yourself. How does a Jew read the Haggadah alone? We all have the right, after all, to ask the question: “If He wants me to pass on th...
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