Atkins, Passover Haggadah

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Unformatted text preview: Mitzvoth’, to observe. Some are negative that is, we are commanded not to do something, such as not committing murder, not stealing, not doing any certain kinds of work termed "melacha" on the Sabbath or Festivals and so on. And some are positive, that is those which we are commanded to do. These are sub-divided into those concerned with man's duty towards God, remembering and keeping the Sabbath and Festivals, blowing the Shofar on Rosh Hashana, prayer, etc, and those concerned with man's duty to his fellow man. To love your neighbour as yourself, (Lev. Ch . 19. V. 18) looking after the widow and orphan, (Deut. Ch. 14 V. 29) paying your employee promptly, (Deut. Ch. 24 V. 15) building a fence around the flat roof of your house, etc..(Deut. Ch. 22 V. 8) There is no difference to a Jew in the merit of the commandments between man and God, and man and his neighbour, as they were all commanded at the same time and to the Nation as a whole. So that while each and every Jew is responsible for his own action, the Nation as a whole is als...
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