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April 18, 2014 1:49 PM
I played a trick on my kids a few times. I got two identical Afikoman bags. One already had half a matza in it. I put that one behind me and used that as a decoy and hid the other one. After the negoitiations I informed them that they had the wrong matza in any case!
April 15, 2014 3:35 PM
Why do we say "on all other nights we eat leavened or unleavened bread?" In reality, there are seven other nights (in addition to the first night when we ask this question) during which we eat only unleavened bread. Passover is eight days long so it's not accurate to say on _all_ other nights.
April 17, 2014 2:08 AM
Good question for an adult. but here a child is asking
The child is commenting about the immediate past. Just yesterday, we had chometz and matza at the table. Tonight after burning chometz this morning, no Chometz just matzah. (Btw, this is why some davka do not keep the custom of refraining from matza before pesach. Others prefer to refrain to enhance the excitement and enjoyment of something new.) In any event, the child is talking about now and the recent past, not last year and certainly not aware that he will not be receiving chometz in the next week! Have a meaningful remainder of pesach. Enjoy the matza! :-)
April 18, 2014 1:41 PM
But the child that's asking doesn't know that.
It's the first time in the child's memory that he sees a korban with Matza but no bread. Of course he is going to ask why this night as opposed to other nights has no bread, when his father usually brings a sheep as a Todah with Matza and bread and invites all his friends to tell the story of how Hashem brought him mazal and saved him from some disaster. Why no bread like other korban Todahs? His father answers, "because we wanted to thank Hashem straight away but we were rushed out so quickly we only had time to bake Matza. (See perush Rav Shlomo Kluger)
April 12, 2014 7:17 PM
Passover is about educating children and parents
The Haggada is a kit which can make every father an educator for at least one night. But the father who listens to his kids the way any teacher should listen to his students is going to go even farther with what he has given. The deeper truth is that on seder night we are all teachers and all students.
April 11, 2014 11:59 PM
A video to listen to.
This is one of the best messages I have heard in a long time. Thanks!
April 11, 2014 4:08 PM
Listening to our children
Well you say that Passover is all about listening to our children, you are right, and not only Passover rather throughout the year one should listen to his children and that's how you bring them up right, but for sure during the Seder itself the torah says that your children should be listening to you vehigadetu levinchu, you should speak and they should listen, of course the father has to prepare himself for this great and holy event before Passover, but when the seder night arrives and during the Seder its the father's duty and responsibility to be able to manage and see that his children are tuned in to him and that they listen with open ears to what he has to say that hashem is the only one running the show for young and old, whenever, whereever, constantly non stop 24-7-365, and in order for the father to be successful with his sayings at the Seder table, he of course has to be involved and listen to his children all year so he knows them and he knows their personalities and how to relate to them and words to use that would be most impressive on them and what they'll remember throughout the year, but at the Seder table the father speaks and talks and the children listen, thank you
April 11, 2014 3:26 PM
What a wonderful way to express a child's thoughts. I also commend the father for taking his son seriously. Most would just pass it off as a childish remark, like when kids wish their school would burn down !! No, this father did what all parents should do .LISTEN !!
April 11, 2014 2:16 PM
this is new one on me I didn't think that Passover had any thing to do with children ? are the parents suppose to take to their children on daily bases? isn't that part of being a parent? if you have to tell or reminde some body to talk to their children I,m sorry they don't deserve the titel being a parent
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