four cups of wine
The Four Cups of Wine

The Four Cups of Wine

At the Passover Seder, Jews are obligated to drink four cups of wine while leaning to the left. The Mishnah (Pesachim 10:1) states that even the poor are obliged to drink the four cups. Each cup is imbibed at a specific point in the...

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Four Languages of Redemption

Four Languages of Redemption

When Moses first encounters the God of Israel, God assures him that he will redeem Israel from their Egyptian bondage. In Egypt, He repeats this promise using language that seems overly redundant, repeating His intention no less than four...

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