Atkins, Passover Haggadah

Had not god taken us out of egypt and given us the

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Unformatted text preview: he first anti-Semitic (better antiJew) manifestation even before the children of Israel, were a homogeneous nation. In Exodus Chap.1 V. 8 - 11 we are told "now there arose a new King over Egypt, who did not know Joseph. And he said to his people, behold the people of the children of Israel are too many and too mighty for us, come let us deal wisely with them, in case they multiply and in the event of war they join with our enemies and fight against us.....". Pharaoh says, “If there is a war, then the children of Israel will join with our enemies”, There was no war and there were no enemies, yet Pharaoh uses that as an excuse to enslave the Children of Israel. Was Pharaoh so insecure on the throne that he had to resort to the device used since then throughout the ages, of diverting the attention of his subjects from their own troubles towards a people manifestly different, shepherds, minding their own business in Goshen?. Stirring up hatred of a different people because they didn'...
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