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  1. Before Birkhat HaMazon, one should fill the third cup of wine, and say Birkhat HaMazon over it. After Birkhat HaMazon, one should recite ha-gefen and drink while leaning.[1]
  2. One should recite Birkhat HaMazon while holding the cup of wine.[2]
  3. One shouldn’t recline during Birkat HaMazon rather one should sit up and say it with concentration.[3]
  4. In Birkat HaMazon, one should make sure to say Yaaleh VeYavo mentioning Pesach and if one forgets one has to repeat Birkat HaMazon.[4]
  5. The fourth cup is filled after Birkhat HaMazon.[5]


  1. Shulchan Aruch 479:1
  2. Chazon Ovadia, Haggadah Shel Pesach, p. 99; presumably, this is based on the Shulchan Arukh (183:4) which states that when making Birkhat HaMazon over a cup of wine one should raise the cup a tefach.
  3. Yalkut Yosef (Moadim pg 409)
  4. Yalkut Yosef (Moadim pg 410)
  5. Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 119:9
Time Topic
Before Pesach
Month of Nissan - Shabbat HaGadol - Bedikat Chametz - Biur Chametz - Bitul Chametz - Tanit Bechorot - Erev Pesach - Selling Chametz - Erev Pesach That Fell out on Shabbat - Candle Lighting on Yom Tov - Kashering the kitchen for Pesach - Which foods, medications, cosmetics, and toiletries are Chametz? - Kitniyot - Chametz of a non-Jew - Owning Chametz on Pesach
Kaddesh - Urchatz - Karpas - Yachatz - Maggid - Rachsa - Motzei Matzah - Maror - Korech - Shulchan Orech - Tzafun - Barech - Hallel of the Seder - Nirtzah - Kriyat Shema Al HaMitah
- Setting the Table (The Seder plate) - Arvit of the night of Pesach - Leaning during the Seder - Required Amount of Matzah and Wine for the Seder - The four cups of wine - Matzah
After Pesach
Issru Chag - Chametz which a Jew owned on Pesach - Pesach Sheni