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Seder, the: (lit. “order”); the order of service observed at home on the first night (first two nights in the Diaspora) of Passover. Plural: Sedarim.
Making a Mitzvah Part of Ourselves The particular mitzvos associated with a holiday are in­trinsically linked to its basic theme. For example: Pesach en­ables us to undergo a personal exodus from Egypt by tran­scending our individual limits.See the above ...
The Seder service, and the reciting of the Haggadah, have always been considered to be directed particularly towards the children: “And you shall relate to your son on that day” (Shemot 13:8). Many of our customs at the Seder table were intended specifica...
Likkutei Sichos, Volume 26, Va'eira
Thetwo primary elements of the Seder: are thethe three matzos and the four cups of wine.
In addition to the four cups of wine that each participant drinks during the Pesach Seder, a fifth cup is placed on the Seder table. This cup, which is not drunk, is known as Kos Shel Eliyahu, Eliyahu’s Cup. Regarding this cup, the Alter Rebbe states in h...
In addition to the four cups of wine that each participant drinks during the Pesach Seder , a fifth cup is placed on the Seder table. This cup, which is not drunk, is known as kos shel Eliyahu , Eliyahu’s Cup. Regarding this cup, the Alter Rebbe states in...
The Torah speaks about four children. One wise, one wicked, one in a state of wonder, one who does not realize he should ask. What do they all have in common? “One.” As in, “Hear O Israel, G‑d our L‑rd, G‑d is One.” That “One” is the essence of every Jew ...
It is not the prevailing Lubavitch custom to make a point of completing the recitation of Hallel before midnight. Hallel Nirtzah Seemingly, the heading Nirtzahshould have been placed at the conclusion of the Haggadah. Indeed, we find that most authorities...
The third cup of wine is poured and the following passages are recited: שיר A Song of Ascents. When G‑d returns the exiles of Zion, it will be as if we had been dreaming. Then, our mouth will be filled with laughter and our tongue with songs of joy. Then ...
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