Atkins, Passover Haggadah

Give thanks to the god of gods for his kindness

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Unformatted text preview: is not a call to us to take up arms or to take vengeance on these nations ourselves. Of course we may defend ourselves (Sanh. 72a) indeed it is obligatory to do so against attacks but not to exact vengeance. Jews it has been said are not good haters. Retribution if necessary is from God. “Vengeance is mine” says God, (Deut. Ch. 32 V. 35) 76 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins The completion of the HALLEL . , . , , , , , ? , : . , , , ,¯ , . , . Not for us O Lord, not for us, but for Your Name give glory for the sake of Your kindness and Your truth. Why should the nations say, "where then is their God?” Our God is in Heaven, whatever He wishes He does. Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men’s hands. They have mouths, but do not speak, they have eyes, but do not see, they have ears, but do not hear, nostrils that cannot smell, they have hands, but do not feel, they have feet, but do not walk; no sound comes from their throats. Those that make them and have trust in them will be...
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