Atkins, Passover Haggadah

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Unformatted text preview: If I forget thee O Jerusalem let my right hand forget its cunning". The Rabbis decreed that this Psalm should be recited after every meal so that we should never forget the destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple. However we are not to be sad on Sabbaths and Festivals so we substitute "Shir Hama'lot". When three males over the age of Bar mitzvah are present, we are enjoined to begin the ‘Grace’ by inviting those present to join in. If three women eat a meal together with no males present, they may also recite the invitation formula. If there are ten men or more present, there is the addition 70 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins of God's name to the formula. It is a positive commandment and one of the 613 to say the ‘Grace’ after a meal. (Deut. Ch. 8 V. 10). GRACE AFTER MEALS Pour out the third cup of wine . ¯ : . . . : . . , , ¯ . , . A Song of Ascents. When the Lord will bring back the exiles to Zion, we will be like dreamers. Then our mouth will be full of laughter and our tongue with songs of joy. Then the Nations will say t...
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