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tenuous is the individual's commitment to the tenets of Judaism.
At the same time, to many people, the Passover Haggadah presents many
difficulties, particularly to those whose attitude to the Seder is more than that of a slap up
meal in the company of friends and relations. The Passover Haggadah has many facets; it is a
book of history, study, prayers and hopes. 8 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins The Commandment, ‘Mitzvah’ in Hebrew, to celebrate the Passover, is contained in
Exodus Ch.12 V.1-20. It is one of the three pilgrim festivals during which the Jewish people
were enjoined to travel to the Temple at Jerusalem for its celebration. The others are,
Shavuoth, the Feast of Weeks, the festival celebrated seven weeks after Passover which
among other events commemorates the giving of the Torah at Mt. Sinai and Succoth,
Tabernacles, celebrated in the autumn after Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
On Passover, in Temple times, the main event was...
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