Atkins, Passover Haggadah

The hallel on rosh chodesh is recited in the

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Unformatted text preview: tter. As it says “And their lives were made bitter with hard labour, with mortar and bricks and all kinds of work in the field, with all the backbreaking work they (the Egyptians) made them do with rigour” (Ex. Ch. 1. V. 14.) .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 MAROR Maror, meaning bitter. We eat bitter vegetables (Ex. Ch. 12 V. 8) to remind us of the bitter period that the Children of Israel went through while we were slaves in Egypt. The commemoration of our Festival of Freedom is not celebrated by parties, dancing or parades but rather in the confines of our own home and amidst our family and guests. We recall the blessings we have received from the Almighty in redeeming us from slavery in Egypt and making us into one nation. At the same time as we celebrate we remember not only the bitter times we passed through in Egypt but, also the very many bitter experiences, hatred, pogroms and persecution we have suffered...
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