Atkins, Passover Haggadah

14 my journey through the haggadah by yekutiel atkins

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Unformatted text preview: __ *Some people are confused believing that if some religious obligation is forbidden to a Jew it should likewise be forbidden to a non-Jew. The Eydoth and Chukim commandments, which will be explained later, only apply to the Jewish people and non-Jews are not obligated to keep them. For example, a non-Jew has no restrictions on what he may eat (except he may not eat a limb from a living animal) or on work that he does on Shabbat. 14 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins However, we may not yet eat any Matzah until the meal at the Seder so that the Matzah we eat then is eaten with zest and appetite. Fruit, eggs, fish and other foods may be eaten providing that they do not contain chametz. There is a further prohibition among Ashkenazi communities, and some Sephardi ones, not to eat rice or legumes (peas beans etc) or any derivation thereof such as Soya oil etc. during Passover . As is well known certain types of 'work', known by the technical term "M'lacha" (the word "work" is not an accurate translation for M'lacha. perhaps a better definition is 'creative work') is forbidden on the Sabbath (Sha...
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