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Unformatted text preview: udy, and make Passover and the Seder even more meaningful.
Just one more word, although I have taken great care, no Halachic, that is Jewish
law, inferences should be drawn from it. Any Halachic questions should be addressed to a
competent Rabbinical authority.
Y.A 9 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins
Pesach or Passover has another name in the Torah, the Festival of Matzoth. It is also
called in the liturgy ‘The Season of Our Freedom’. It celebrates and marks the Jewish
people's freedom from 210 years of slavery and domination in Egypt some 3,000 years ago.
We will discuss more about “Freedom” later on in the comments on the Four Sons.
The Torah, that is the Five Books of Moses, also known as The Pentateuch, is the
story of the Jewish People and the Commandments given to them, from their beginning with
the birth of Abraham until the eve of their entrance to the Land of Israel. Prior to this,
however it opens with a brief account of the Creation of the Universe. This account is not
meant to be scientific treatise, as our Rabbis say, the Bible is written “in the language of
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