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Let My People Go: Insights to Passover and the Haggadah by Jeffrey Cohen

By Jeffrey Cohen

Let My humans move: Insights to Passover and the Haggadah bargains an research of historic and glossy views at the subject matters of slavery and freedom. Rabbi Jeffrey M. Cohen presents an unique interpretation of the valuable biblical resources of Passover, with specific specialize in the Haggadah and its manifold rituals. issues mentioned contain, Why We have been Slaves in Egypt, Is Freedom a Jewish Concept?, The Symbolism of the Paschal Lamb, The 4 Cups of Wine, The problem of the Omer interval, and extra. Rabbi Cohen brings to the reader integral insights of this festive vacation, whereas he enriches the occasion of the Seder and enlightens the examining of the Haggadah. Rabbi Cohen at the moment serves as rabbi of the Stanmore Synagogue in London, England, the biggest Orthodox congregation in Europe, and is a prior member of the executive Rabbi’s cabinet.

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