• April 19, 2024
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Reclining during the Seder (הסיבה)

Reclining during the Seder (הסיבה)

What is the reason we recline at the seder? How important is it? Join Rabbi Dovid Fink as he explores the practical halachic applications regarding leaning back, leaning to the side, or even lying down at the Pesach seder.

Access our full pre-Pesach Seder 2023 special program schedule HERE.

March 21, 2023 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Reclining during the Seder (הסיבה): Reclining during the Seder (הסיבה)
Class description

In late antiquity, freemen commonly reclined at meals.

How are we to apply the rabbinic requirement to recline nowadays?

Primary sources are available through the link. In class we will translate and explain these sources.

In addition to being one of Rabbi Brovender's first students, Rabbi Dovid Fink is an outstanding expertᅠand teacher of Halacha. Rabbi Fink received his Rabbinic ordination from ITRI and the Mir and was awarded his Ph.D in Semitic Languages and Linguistics from Yale University. Rav Fink has taught thousands of students from all over the world for over 35 years.