Atkins, Passover Haggadah

Ch 26 v 3 22 the fact that we were exiled is also in

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Unformatted text preview: ous” (Deut. Ch. 26. V. 5). σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σ σσ σ σ σ σ “Go out and learn”. What did Laban, Jacob’s father-in-law want? The words are the same words used by Rabbi Hillel over 2000 years ago, to the gentile who wanted to know all about Judaism while standing on one leg. Hillel said to him “What is hateful to you do not do to others, that, is the whole Torah the rest is commentary”. Meaning that the Torah teaches one how to live. He then added, “Go and learn” (Shabbat 31a) now, go out and learn that commentary, meaning go and learn what the Torah teaches. Micah the prophet sums up the lessons we learn from the Bible when in Ch. 6 V. 8. He says “What does the Lord require of thee but to do Justice Love Mercy and Walk Humbly with thy God”. What is ‘Justice’, what is true ‘Mercy’? There is a Midrash which says “he who is merciful to the wicked will end up being wicked to...
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