Atkins, Passover Haggadah

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Unformatted text preview: . (Lev. Ch. 19 V. 18) Perhaps the most difficult commandment of all and at the same time the most sublime. Twice in the Torah are we instructed even commanded, to “love,” once “and you shall love the Lord your God” (Deut. Ch. 6 .V. 59 ) and once as above, referring to our fellow man. This reflects the two aspects of the Ten Commandments (in Hebrew they are called the ‘Ten Sayings’, as they are not the only commandments we received. The Ten Sayings themselves are composed of at least thirteen commandments). The Ten Commandments were written on two tablets of stone, the five on the first tablet relate to man’s duty to God and our obligation to Him. The five on the second tablet relate to man’s obligation to his fellow man. The Jewish way of life sees no difference between our obligation to God and our obligation to our fellow man. To worship and honour God and to fulfill our obligations to Him, and at the same time ignore our obligation to our fellow man is a violation of the Torah, as...
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