Pesach

Pesach Seder: Making Order

Mar 24, 2021Comments off

In Rabbi Nachman of Breslev’s story, “The Son of the King and the Son of the Maidservant who were Interchanged,” the son of the king

The Seder Night and the 70 Nations of the W...

Mar 24, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Ginsburgh in English, 8 Nissan 5781/March 21, ’21

Q&A: Questions and Redemption

Mar 24, 2021Comments off

Q: Why do we open the Seder night with questions? A: The most severe and oppressive exile of the soul is when a person is

Ahashverosh, Pharaoh and Revolutions

Mar 03, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Ginsburgh delves into the revolutionary, transformative aspects of Purim and discusses the Four Revolutions.

Pesach: The Joy of Liberty

Apr 02, 2020Comments off

The Torah does not explicitly command us to be happy on Pesach (beyond the general commandment to rejoice on our holidays). Nonetheless, Pesach is the

Whatever You Want

Apr 02, 2020Comments off

The Tikun of the Seventh Night of Pesach Just as we stay awake on the night of Shavuot and the night of Hoshanah Rabbah, so

The Kabbalistic Promise of Passover, the mo...

Apr 02, 2020Comments off

The Arizal promised that whomever would be careful with chametz during Passover would not sin all year long. How could he make this promise and

Cleanliness of Speech, Purity of Thought, C...

Apr 18, 20111 Comment

In the ten-rung ladder of spiritual growth outlined by Rabbi Pinchas ben Yair, three consecutive rungs are: “Cleanliness brings one to purity, purity brings one to

Out There

Apr 17, 20112 Comments

“Egypt” (מצרים) means “straits,” alluding to psychological blocks and states of confinement. Chametz (leavened bread) symbolizes egocentricity. Egocentricity (chametz) is the source of all psychological confinement

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