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Passover Offering, The

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Though hailing from a 500-year line of rabbis and religious thinkers, trained in traditional Lithuanian yeshivahs and with a Ph.D. in philosophy, he provided almost no systematic grounding in Judaism to his own children.
On the Shabbat before the month of Nissan we read the Torah portion concerning the Passover offering. Learn profound spiritual symbolism in the intricate laws associated with the Pascal Lamb.
Why are the laws of the nazirite recorded here?
Part 3: The core symbolism of the seder
Rabbi Chaim Miller shares beautiful insights into the haggadah that will capture the interest of everyone around your Seder table. In this segment he expounds upon the spiritual symbolism the Paschal lamb, matzah, and bitter herbs.
A group of Jews had found themselves in a state which, by divine decree, absolved them from the duty to bring the Passover offering. Yet they refused to reconcile themselves to this.
Just imagine: Each morning when they woke up they were forced to look at their ex-deity—and then look themselves in the eye and ask whether or not they were ready to make this huge transition....
When a person’s contact with death evokes in him a striving for life he would never have mustered without that experience, then the contact with death is transformed into a more intense involvement with life.
The Dress Code for Exodus
The night before they left Egypt, the Children of Israel were commanded to eat matzah and bitter herbs together with the Paschal lamb "waist-belted, shoes on your feet and staff in your hand". Thus class will explore the spiritual dimension of this dress-...
Question: Someone mentioned to me that we don't eat roast chicken by the seder meal. Is this correct? And if so, what is the reason for this injunction? Answer: In the times of the Holy Temple, the Paschal lamb was offered on the afternoon preceding the s...
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