Atkins, Passover Haggadah

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Unformatted text preview: and drinking the prescribed Four Glasses. On returning from the synagogue The SEDER begins. 17 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins It is customary to bless the children on the night of Shabbat and Festivals. The father or mother's hands are placed on the child's head and the following pronounced. For a boy one says ¯ "May the Lord imbue you with the qualities of Ephraim and Menashe" and for a girl "May the Lord imbue you with the qualities of Sarah, Rivka, Rachel and Leah". σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σσ σ σ σ σ . Ephraim and Menashe, the two sons of Joseph, the Viceroy of Egypt, were two Jewish children brought up in the idolatrous atmosphere of the Egyptian court yet never lost their Jewish identity and values, and never succumbed to the temptations of the then "modern" times. We trust that our boys will follow the example of Ephraim and Menashe, whil...
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