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What Is Shabbat HaGadol? Originally Published April 12-13, 2019.

Shabbat Hagadol is the name given to the Shabbat just prior to Passover.  “Hagadol” is “the great,” modifying “Shabbat.”  Some rabbis have explained this connection by referencing the penultimate line in this week’s haftarah, which says “Lo, I will send the prophet Elijah to you before the coming of the awesome [great], fearful day of […]

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