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I had a friend look into this and he messaged me as follows: I'm not such an expert of Arizal seforim but it seems a source for this is Pri Eitz Chaim Shaar Chag Hamatzos Perek Zayin, and the top matza is chochmo, second is bina and the bottom is daas. This would mean that the Cohen matza correspons to chochma, the Levi to bina and the Yisrael to da'as....
The similarity between Chad Gadya and Echad Mi Yodeia is because they both come from the word meaning "one" - חד/אחד. Chad Gadya means "one goat" in Aramaic, and Echad Mi Yodeia means "Who knows one?" in Hebrew. The word Haggadah, though, is a completely different word, meaning "to tell over" (הגדה), also in Hebrew. So, no, it's not related at all.
Leaven is a chemical interaction between any of the 5 grains wheat, spelt, oats, barley, or rye and yeast. (And, technically, what we today call oats isn't the original oat, not "shibolet se-orah" as it was back then. It actually doesn't ferment like the other 4, so we likely lost a species along the way an substituted.) Yeast alone is not leaven, as ...
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