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I, Too, Went Out of Egypt!

Avigail Sharer

On Pesach, we are told that every person must feel as if “he too went out of Mitzrayim.” For Mrs. Bella Sharer, this is not a difficult feat since she actually left Egypt for good when she was nine years old! Mishpacha Junior speaks with Mrs. Sharer about growing up in Egypt and leaving the country.

 

Eliyahu Hanavi at the Weinbergs

Rochel Burstyn

It was nearly midnight and the Weinberg family had just finished Shulchan Aruch. The kids yawned and tried to keep their eyes from closing. They all wanted to stay awake until the end. “Time for Eliyahu HaNavi,” Mr. Weinberg said as 12-year-old Nechama collected the Haggados from the buffet and passed them out to everyone at the table. “Who’s going to open the door for him tonight?”

 

Overview of Yom Tov: Pesach

Rochel Gross

The Yom Tov we all know as “Pesach” actually has a different name in the Torah. The Torah calls it Chag HaMatzos, in praise of Klal Yisrael, who left Mitzrayim with nothing to eat but a scant few matzos and followed Hashem into the desert with a great deal of emunah.



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