Category: Pesach

What’s the Big Rush?

Few people would feel comfortable eating a meal while holding a stick in one hand, their belt fastened tightly, wearing shoes instead of house slippers and being told to finish eating the delicious grilled steak as quickly as possible.  That’s certainly…

Chacham Ma Hu Omer

As we surely know, the chacham’s question can be found in parshas Vo’es’chanan, yet the answer we give the chacham is different then the answer the Torah tells us to give him. When the chacom in the Torah asks about the meaning of the eydus, chukim, andmishpatim, we…

“Rosho Ma Hu Omer”

It seems rather strange that the answer given to the rosho in the Haggadah is not the same one given in the Torah. In the Torah (Parshas Bo) the rosho directs his question at the Korban Pesach. There the Torah tells us to answer him “v’amartem zevach…