Atkins, Passover Haggadah

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Unformatted text preview: ther two, with great fearfulness, - another two, and with signs – another two, and wonders another two. These indicate the ten plagues that the Holy One Blessed be He brought upon the Egyptians in Egypt and these are as follows:-. 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 “Wonders” makes us remember the quotation from Joel Ch. 3 V. 3, which talks about the end of days and the final redemption. “And I will show WONDERS in the heavens and in the earth, Blood and Fire and Pillars of Smoke “. When we say “Blood and Fire and Pillars of Smoke” it is customary to dip one’s finger in the cup of wine and to shake off a drop. We do this also when we mention each of the Plagues and also when we mention the mnemonic used by Rabbi Yehuda (d'tzach adash bachab) a little further along. Two reasons are given for this, the first to remind us of “the Finger of God” which performed the miracles which took us out of bondage, and at the same time to remo...
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