Category Archives: Shabbos HaGadol

Shabbos HaGadol IV


The Shabbos that precedes Pesach is referred to as Shabbos HaGadol. The word gadol is similar to the word gedil, which means attached or intertwined. The Maharal (Gevuros HaShem 60) writes that many aspects of the Korban Pesach denote unity, … Continue reading

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Shabbos HaGadol III


The Tur (O.C. 430) writes that the reason why the Shabbos prior to Pesach is referred to as Shabbos HaGadol is because of the great miracle that occurred to the Jewish People in Egypt. The Sar Shalom from Belz asks, … Continue reading

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Shabbos HaGadol II


This week is Shabbos HaGadol, literally translated as the Great Shabbos. The standard explanation for this term is that the Jewish People, prior to the Exodus from Egypt, tied the sheep that they were going to slaughter for the Korban … Continue reading

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Shabbos HaGadol


The Tur (O.C. 430) writes that the reason that the Shabbos that precedes Pesach is referred to as Shabbos HaGadol is because of the miracle that occurred to the Jewish People. The year that the Jewish People left Egypt, the … Continue reading

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