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This Night Will be Different: Rabbi Prof. David Golinkin on Seder Ritual

How is this night different from all other nights? This year, Passover will indeed be different.

Rabbi Prof. David Golinkin, President of The Schechter Institutes, discusses current plagues and the plagues God set upon the Egyptians. How did commentators understand the plagues and the seder ritual of spilling wine from our cups?

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David Golinkin is President of The Schechter Institutes, Inc. and President Emeritus of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies. For twenty years he served as Chair of the Va’ad Halakhah (Law Committee) of the Rabbinical Assembly which gives halakhic guidance to the Masorti Movement in Israel. He is the founder and director of the Institute of Applied Halakhah at Schechter and also directs the Center for Women in Jewish Law. Rabbi Professor Golinkin made aliyah in 1972, earning a BA in Jewish History and two teaching certificates from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He received an MA in Rabbinics and a PhD in Talmud from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America where he was also ordained as Rabbi. For a complete bio click here.

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