Rabbi Yossi said: These four cups of this night, why do we drink them? …..Learn from the Zohar and understand the inner meaning of the four cups of wine that we drink during the Seder night.
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As we approach Passover the energy of exile and redemption comes around again. But why was the exile needed? Can redemption have occurred to the Children of Israel without the prior need for exile? At what point did the possibility of redemption become real? Every Passover we tell the story, but we are not just re-enacting an historical event. Like the rings on a living tree which grow each year, as we approach Passover we re-experience our own inner exile and our own inner redemption anew. For the full talk please click on link (ten minutes)