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The Lubavitcher Rebbe (Sichos Kodesh 5741 vol 3. pg. 408) explains that the meaning of "טיבול" (dipping) here is in a liquid that necessitates washing hands prior such as the Karpas in salt-water, or the Marror in Charoses (that contains wine). However, dipping bread in dry salt is not considered "טיבול". [In that talk, the Rebbe made reference to a Torah ...
Rivevos Ephraim 8:117:14 addresses this and says since there is no kiddush we don't cover the challahs.However,the Rambam(reasoning of the Tur )holds one does make kiddush. The Aruch Hashulchan 291:10.we are noheg not to cover them. The Ben Ish Chai Shana Beit Chayei Sarah 12 holds one has to cover the bread just like the night and day meal even though ...
The Yeurshalmi (Challah 1:6) records: עשר מצות אדם עושה עד שלא יאכל פרוסה משום לא תחרוש בל תזרע בל תחסום לקט שכחה ופיאה תרומה ומעשר ראשון ומעשר שני וחלה ר' יצחק בידו אתי מיסב לידוי הוא פשט עשרתי אצבעתי ואמ' הרי קיימתי עשר מצוות. A man does 10 Mitzvot [in preparation] until he can eat a piece [of bread]: not plowing [with an ox and donkey ...
I was told orally that the Noda Bihudah, if I recall correctly, defends those who have such a practice as we seek to make our tables similar to the Mizbeach, and the meat that was to be placed on the fire on the Mizbeach (altar) in the Temple was thrown (past a gap between the ramp and Mizbeach).
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