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Haggadah: Why Was Slavery Part of God's Plan?

Looking at the Passover Haggadah with fresh eyes.

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5. Haggadah: Epilogue

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Visitor Comments: 10

(10) Joey, April 18, 2014 6:42 AM

Very interesting insights, as usual!

A thought about the last point, about Nissan: I heard somewhere that while God finished creating the world in Tishrei, He came up with the idea the PREVIOUS Nissan (metaphorically, of course, since time didn't exist yet), hence why they both have "first month" status. From that perspective, could one say that Israel's status as "firstborn" comes from having its "birthday" six months prior to the rest of the world?

God bless!

(9) miriam frankel, April 18, 2014 12:45 AM


Your conversations are absolutly amazing exploratory

and out of the ordenary

(8) Teresa, April 14, 2014 2:30 PM


Wow! Beautiful! Thank you for sharing these insights.

(7) Shlomo Shuolman, April 13, 2014 3:44 PM



(6) G Carter, April 12, 2014 1:21 AM

Excellent, Excellent!!! Never seen it this way. Thanks for the enlightenment.

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