Atkins, Passover Haggadah

These commandments are specifically for the jewish

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Unformatted text preview: at only a fifth ( )* of the Children of Israel left Egypt. The other 4/5 did not have either the will or the faith in their own destiny, or refused to acknowledge their connection with the Children of Israel, to accompany Moses. WHAT DOES THE SIMPLE ONE SAY – “What is all this”? And you say to him simply, “with a strong hand the Almighty brought us out of slavery in Egypt”. AND FOR THE ONE WHO DOES NOT KNOW WHAT TO ASK - 'YOU' begin by telling him as it is said, "you shall tell your son on that day, because of this the Lord did for me when I went out of Egypt. The discussion around these four children seemingly simple, is fundamental to our understanding of Judaism The first one really does want to know, and is a seeker of knowledge about his heritage and his attachment to his Jewish-ness. The Rabbis say there are three types of Torah commandments and the wise son enumerates them all. He says, “What are the testimonies, the statutes, and the laws (of the Torah). We arrived at Mt. Sinai some six weeks after the Exodus, and in the seventh week on Shavuoth, we were given 613 Commandments, Hebrew, ...
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