Stranger than strange

We all know that we went down to Egypt. Do we all know why it was necessary?

Rabbi Pinchas Winston ,

Pyramids in Egypt
Pyramids in Egypt
Israel News photo: Flash90

It’s that time of year. Pesach cleaning. Preparing for the Seder. The more you put in the more you get out.

It is amazing, though, how we take for granted that we were once enslaved by the Egyptians, without giving much thought to why we had to go down to Egypt in the first place.

Even the Haggadah doesn’t really deal with the question, though it is crucial for understanding what we are as a people and what we need to do to rectify the world and make it the place it is supposed to be.

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