Tonight, we celebrate the liberation of ancient Israel from ancient Egypt, an event some 3,000 to 3,500 years ago. There have been numerous enslavements and liberations since then, but it seems that the strongest memories are of the first time around!
So, tonight, let us not only remember when we were slaves in Egypt.
Let us remember when we were oppressed in medieval Spain and Germany.
Let us remember when we were under the thumb of the Russian Tsars....