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Unformatted text preview: with Matzoth and wine and a festive meal is a Torah
commandment mandatory on all Jews. It would be disgrace for any Jewish community to allow, any
needy family, being denied the means by which to purchase the mandatory Matzah and wine (and
other things). Kimcha d’pischa should be given to the Rabbi or committee or whoever is appointed to
collect it, in good time before the festival so that the money or goods may be distributed before the
onset of Pesach
We continue this announcement, "this year we are here (in the Diaspora - exile) next year
may we celebrate the Passover as it should be celebrated, in the Land of Israel, this year, we are as
slaves, next year - free men”. This declaration is also made in the State of Israel, as even there,
without the Temple, we are not able, to celebrate Passover in the way that it is laid down in the Torah.
It is a sad commentary on modern times that there are countries in the world where we may
not, or it is difficult, to carry out the tenets of our faith. There are some ‘enlightened and democrat...
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This document was uploaded on 03/24/2014.
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- The Bible