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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
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