From Yahatz to Tzafun - Breaking and Hiding the Matzah
Of course all the foods on Passover are symbols - so what is the symbolism here? Looking at rabbinic sources and ancient commentary on the Seder, together we will explore the symbolism and ancient meaning(s) of: broken bread, eating half pieces, hiding and finding and other matzah related questions.
Rabbi Elie Kaunfer is President and CEO of Hadar. He received semikhah from his longtime teacher, R. Daniel Landes, and is currently completing a book on the weekday Amidah. He received a doctorate in liturgy from the Jewish Theological Seminary, where he was also ordained, and is a graduate of Harvard College.