Atkins, Passover Haggadah

It is recorded that rabbi akiva uttered these words

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Unformatted text preview: n and discuss this story of the Exodus from Egypt and the attainment of freedom, and the more we expound the more meritorious it is". , , : . . It once happened when Rabbi Eliezer, Rabbi Yehoshua, Rabbi Elazar ben Azaryah, Rabbi Akiva and Rabbi Tarphon were celebrating the Seder in Bnei Brak. They were discussing the Exodus from Egypt during the whole night until their pupils came and said to them “Rabbis it is time for the recital of the morning Shema” 31 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins 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 As an illustration of the previous section, we have the story of a group of some of the most famous Rabbis in Jewish history sitting in Bnei Brak around the Seder table. Included among them is the famous Rabbi Akiva, reputed to be a proselyte to Judaism or the son of a proselyte, later to die a martyr’s death at the hands of...
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