Atkins, Passover Haggadah

But pharaohs obstinacy turned his heart to stone was

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ve some of the wine, a symbol of happiness, to remind us that our good fortune was at the expense of the Egyptians downfall and we should not gloat over even our enemies punishment. The Rabbis have connected these words with the ten Plagues that afflicted Egypt and were the final reason that Pharaoh after the last plague, in terror and anguish sent the people away. They have connected these five sayings to the ten Plagues in the following way. If we say a "MIGHTY HAND", two words that indicates two Plagues, an OUTSTRETCHED ARM, another two words that indicate two Plagues, with GREAT TERROR, two words another two Plagues, SIGNS, plural, at least two, two Plagues and WONDERS, also plural, two Plagues, making ten in all. .. . ¯ Blood, Frogs Gnats Wild animals, Pestilence, Boils Hail, Locusts, Darkness Slaying of the First Born. : ." " " Rabbi Yehuda composed a mnemonic, (using the first letter of the Hebrew names of the plagues): - D’tz’ach, A’d’ash, B’a’ch’ab 55 My Journey th...
View Full Document

This document was uploaded on 03/24/2014.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online