Pesach is not, as we know, actually the commemoration of an historical event, but rather, as the Zohar teaches us, is the time when the Light of Freedom, the Light to be completely separated from all forces of negativity, darkness, pain, suffering, and death, is available to us. The ability to separate ourselves completely from that darkness is available for every single one of us.
Therefore, when we come to the Pesach Seder, we must keep in mind that there is nothing we are doing that does not have a purpose. And at its simplest level, the Zohar teaches us it is both the physical tools - the wine, the Matzah and the other ones that we use, and the consciousness - the words, the codes that we use, which can awaken and bring to every single one of us the Light and ability to completely remove ourselves from all forces of negativity. True freedom is available.
My father, Rav Berg, talked... read more