“The Exodus has been an integral part of the American story since the landing of the Early Pilgrims in the 17th century” [VIDEO]

THE ETTINGER REPORT
Passover Guide for the Perplexed, 2018 (a US angle)
by Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger
March 26, 2018

According to the late Prof. Yehudah Elitzur, one of Israel’s pioneers of Biblical research, the Exodus took place in the second half of the 15th century BCE, during the reign of Egypt’s Amenhotep II….The message of Passover/Exodus is dominated by the theme of liberty, which guided the Early Pilgrims and the Founding Fathers of the USA.  Liberty was doubly appreciated in the aftermath of the 210-year-slavery of the Jewish people in Egypt. The strategic goal of the Passover concept of liberty was not revenge, nor imperialistic, nor subordination of the Egyptian people, but the enshrining of communal/collective liberty throughout humanity…According to Heinrich Heine, the 19th century German poet, “Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.” READ MORE

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