[Avodah] The 5th cup

Lisa Liel lisa at starways.net
Fri Mar 29 14:07:28 PDT 2013

On 3/25/2013 12:59 AM, Ben Waxman wrote:
> On 3/24/2013 8:40 PM, Lisa Liel wrote:
>> I've never understood why people look at v'heiveiti as a 5th lashon of
>> geula, particularly when it's implicit in v'hotzeiti.  V'hayiti seems
>> much more appropriate.
> Why is it implicit? Hotzeiti means we left Egypt, it doesn't say
> anything about coming to Eretz Yisrael.

I see v'hotzeiti as being the opposite of physical exile.  But I grant 
you that isn't the only way to look at it.


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