Atkins, Passover Haggadah

Therefore the priests had to consciously be aware at

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Unformatted text preview: ments against murder, stealing, the necessity of setting up courts of law, laws relating to business, laws regulating ones relations with others and so on which are essential for living in an ordered civilized society. The second group, are called “Aydot” which means witness, and which is the first on the wise son’s list. These commandments are specifically for the Jewish people and are witness to the special relationship of the Jewish People with God. They include among many others, the commandment to say the Kriyath Shema twice a day, to make a Succah and to live in it for the period of the Festival of Succoth. To take the Lulav and Etrog on Succoth, to keep the Sabbath, to eat Matzah on Passover, to make the Seder and all the other rules and regulations of the Passover, to remember Egypt and the Exodus, to hear the Shofar blown on Rosh Hashana. To keep the Festivals, the wearing of Tefillin and Tzitzith and all those commandments that identify us as Jews, and which connect us to our history. They are given to us so that we act as witnesses to the fact that God is our God and that He is the Creator and the One who too...
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