Atkins, Passover Haggadah

Today we eat the afikomen instead of the paschal lamb

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Unformatted text preview: fate into our own hands and do what needs to be done (in accordance with the law). Nachshon ben Amminadav took the first step and God did the rest. The Hallel is inserted here as a reminder of its singing by the Levites in the Temple while the many Paschal lambs were being slaughtered for eating later at the festive meal. It was also sung during the eating of the Paschal Lamb at the Seder. The Hallel is very appropriate too for its praises of the Almighty in the words of the Haggadah's own introduction "To Thank, To Praise, To Pay Tribute, To Glorify, To Exalt, To Acclaim, To Bless, To Esteem, To Honour" (Mish. Pes. 10:5) and also for its mention in the second psalm of the Hallel (Ps. 114), of the Exodus. We now make the blessing of redemption, in which we remind ourselves that God redeemed us from Egypt and allowed us to reach this night when we can celebrate the Passover, and an entreaty that He allows us to reach other anniversaries and festivals and that we look forward to the rebuilding of Jerusalem and the Holy Temple The second cup of wine is now taken and after the blessing, we drink the greater part of the cup leaning. Raise the cup of wine and say the following . , . ¯ , , ¯ , . Blessed are...
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