By Mendel Kalmenson
The Rebbe’s approach.
A quick overview of the Passover process, from preparing for Passover and the getting-rid-of-Chametz rituals, to all eight days of Passover. The details are in the links.
By Aron Moss
I love Pesach. I hate Pesach cleaning.
A talk of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of blessed memory, free translation by Tzvi Freeman
Wisdom, it turns out, is prototyped not by its answer, but by its question. But what is the question that wisdom never ceases to ask?
By Eli Rubin
Why did G-d create the world? What is the purpose of the mitzvot? Chabad Chassidism integrates rationalist and mystical approaches with a distinctly Midrashic orientation, so that the intimate essence of G-d can openly resonate in the place of otherness.
By Yehuda Shurpin
I don’t get the whole prohibition of kitniyot. I can’t eat rice or peas because they may be mistaken for chametz, yet my local supermarket is selling kosher-for-Passover cakes!
By Baruch S. Davidson
By Rabbi Yosef Shusterman
In this first episode, Rabbi Shusterman presents the practical Passover laws and customs for Bedikat Chametz (searching for chametz) and selling chametz.
Watch the process from start to finish.
At the very start of the Seder, the Haggadah makes clear that “The Torah speaks of four sons” – a Jew is commanded to gather around his table not only the wise son, but also the simple son, the uneducated son, and even the wicked son.
By Chana Gittle Deray
Each time she came for the Seder, I would breathe deeply, wondering why she came back.
By Shimon Posner
Passover cannot be known from the prayers recited in synagogue, nor from Four Questions or sweet wine or even the Maxwell House Haggadah. Passover can’t even be known from Passover.
Based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
Spiritual gluttony is no less selfish than the physical sort, and one who focuses solely on self-realization and self-fulfillment -- be it in the most positive and lofty sense -- is turning his Holy Temple inside out
By Yehoshua November
Amalek is seen as more than just a historical nation that audaciously attacked the Jewish people in the height of their glory.
A condensation of the weekly Torah portion alongside select commentaries culled from the Midrash, Talmud, Chassidic masters, and the broad corpus of Jewish scholarship.
By Menachem Posner
It was Passover eve of 1910. In the town of Lubavitch, every Jewish home was freshly scrubbed. The tables were bedecked with threadbare but
meticulously cleaned white linen, surrounded by families about to begin their Seder celebrations...
By Chabad.org Staff
Yehuda Avner, the acclaimed Israeli diplomat, author and ambassador who served seven Israeli prime ministers and presidents in many roles and was a conduit to world leaders for decades passed away yesterday in Jerusalem.
By Menachem Posner
Not only does it churn out shmurah matzah in bulk, it educates thousands of schoolchildren every year.
By Dovid Margolin
And how those beginnings sprouted as the result of a very determined rabbi.
By Mindy Rubenstein
For some, it recalls memories; for others, milestone for Chabad couple’s oldest child leaves an indelible impression.
By Miriam Szokovski
Lettuce, mango, avocado, radishes and grilled chicken come together for a light, refreshing, healthy and delicious pre-Passover salad.