Atkins, Passover Haggadah

Between this blessing and the two which we make next

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Unformatted text preview: God joined by the Children of Israel repeating his song phrase by phrase. "I will sing to the Lord for He is highly exalted, Horse and rider has He thrown into the Sea” this song (Ex. Ch. 15 Vs. 1-19) which is called the 'Song of the Sea' is recited at every morning service. 65 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins In the heavens, the heavenly choir of angels takes up the refrain and joins in with the Children of Israel in their song of triumph, but are halted by God who rebukes them saying “The work of My hands (the Egyptians) are drowning in the sea and you dare to sing a song of praise and triumph”. (Sanh. 39b) The fact that I had to do what needed doing to save the Children of Israel, does not mean that I rejoiced in doing what had to be done, and I certainly do not want you to sing and remind me of the terrible waste of lives that was brought about by the stupidity of man. That the Israelites are triumphant because of My actions and the realization that I helped them is only reasonable seeing that they are only human but you, you should know better. The Heavenly choir was silenced. In honou...
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