At the end of Pashas Emor, the Torah describes the “Lechem Hapanim,” the special weekly Minchah offering. The dough was shaped into twelve loaves, and placed on the Shulchan in two stacks of six. Each Shabbos, the bread was replaced with fresh loaves, and the previous week’s loaves were eaten by the Kohanim. Interestingly, there... Read more »

We know that the four cups of wine are כנגד ד' לשונות דגאולה, they represent the four expressions of redemption mentioned in the Torah. However, the חיד"א reveals another layer of meaning to these cups. The Pasuk says that were supposed to be in מצרים for 430 years, yet the מדרש tells us that