Atkins, Passover Haggadah

Atkins Passover Haggadah

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Unformatted text preview: us. We say "All those that are hungry or in need, let them come and join us". It is unthinkable that on this night of all nights when we celebrate our freedom and the birth of Israel as a Nation that any of our brethren should go without. It is meritorious to invite guests to join us at the Seder, particularly those that are old or lonely or who cannot, or do not know how, for any reason to make their own Seder. In addition to the above, and as an illustration of the commandments “to love your neighbour as yourself (Lev. Ch. 19 V. 18), and that ‘every Jew is a guarantor for every other Jew’ (Shavuot 39a), there is a very strong obligation on all Jewish communities, for Jews, before Passover to give money to a fund variously, called ‘Kimcha d’pischa’ or Maot Chitin. (Mish. Ber. 429 1) both meaning ‘flour for Passover’. This money is used to provide Matzah, wine, and other necessities for Passover to families who may be needy. 27 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins To celebrate Passover and the Seder...
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