Celebrate Shabbat HaGadol by learning more about Passover traditions and rituals.

To understand in broader terms how Shabbat HaGadol got its name, and to better appreciate the significance in Jewish history played by the events that transpired on the very first Shabbat HaGadol, enjoy this enlightening and intriguing analysis entitled “Understanding Shabbat HaGadol” from Rabbi Buchwald’s Torah Message that was offered on the Torah portion of Tzav (when it corresponded during a non-leap year with Shabbat HaGadol). Out of respect for the Sabbath, please consider printing it on Friday afternoon if you plan to read it on Shabbat.