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Passover's Essential Message
Salomon Says

Passover's Essential Message

What's wrong with being a slave? The real reason God set us free.


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Visitor Comments: 8

(8) Noam Leviton, March 25, 2010 6:05 PM

HaShem gave us freedom so that ...

as free men we could choose to become servants to HaShem. Without freedom to choose, there is no story. HaShem, through love, took an abject people lifted them to dignity and allowed the freedom so that we could choose 'life and the good' - to love HaShem, our G-d, walk in his ways, and follow his mitzvot. Thank you Rabbi Solomon (and jpost) for allowing me this space to think through your excellent video more fully.

(7) Noam Leviton, March 25, 2010 4:22 PM

And what of Avadim Hayenu?

Shalom Rabbi, This was your best video (so far) and a classic. Yashir koach. For the fun of asking, how did herut (freedom) become a part of Pesach? And what of singing Avadim Hayenu?עֲבָדִים הָיִינוּ לְפַרְעֹה בְּמִצְרָיֽם עַתָּה - בְּנֵי חוֹרִין Avadim hayinu lepharo bemitzrayim, ata – benei chorin We were slaves to Pharoah in Egypt - now we are free. Just something to think about. (bless you, Rabbi!)

(6) Anonymous, March 25, 2010 5:29 AM

Printed version?

Shalom, This is wonderful insight, is there a way to get a printed version? Giving credit of course to Rabbi Salomon. Thank-you, Ellen Buck

(5) Sandy, March 25, 2010 2:57 AM


Thank you. THAT is what is all about.

(4) Paul, March 24, 2010 11:10 PM

Happy Passover

Good point & certainly something to think about. Happy Passover Rabbi Salomon & everyone

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