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Introduction
Source : http://www.zemirotdatabase.org/view_song.php?id=126

אַדִיר בִּמְלוּכָה, בָּחוּר כַּהֲלָכָה, גְּדוּדָיו יֹאמְרוּ לוֹ 
לְךָ וּלְךָ, לְךָ כִּי לְךָ, לְךָ אַף לְךָ, לְךָ יי הַמַּמְלָכָה, כִּי לוֹ נָאֵֶה, כִּי לוֹ יָאֶה. 

דָּגוּל בִּמְלוּכָה, הָדוּר כַּהֲלָכָה, וָתִיקָיו יֹאמְרוּ לוֹ: 
לְךָ וּלְךָ, לְךָ כִּי לְךָ, לְךָ אַף לְךָ, לְךָ יי הַמַּמְלָכָה, כִּי לוֹ נָאֵֶה, כִּי לוֹ יָאֶה. 

זַכַּאי בִּמְלוּכָה, חָסִין כַּהֲלָכָה טַפְסְרָיו יֹאמְרוּ לוֹ: 
לְךָ וּלְךָ, לְךָ כִּי לְךָ, לְךָ אַף לְךָ, לְךָ יי הַמַּמְלָכָה, כִּי לוֹ נָאֵֶה, כִּי לוֹ יָאֶה. 

יָחִיד בִּמְלוּכָה, כַּבִּיר כַּהֲלָכָה לִמוּדָיו יֹאמְרוּ לוֹ: 
לְךָ וּלְךָ, לְךָ כִּי לְךָ, לְךָ אַף לְךָ, לְךָ יי הַמַּמְלָכָה, כִּי לוֹ נָאֵֶה, כִּי לוֹ יָאֶה. 

מוֹשֵׁל בִּמְלוּכָה, נוֹרָא כַּהֲלָכָה סְבִיבָיו יֹאמְרוּ לוֹ: 
לְךָ וּלְךָ, לְךָ כִּי לְךָ, לְךָ אַף לְךָ, לְךָ יי הַמַּמְלָכָה, כִּי לוֹ נָאֵֶה, כִּי לוֹ יָאֶה. 

עָנָיו בִּמְלוּכָה, פּוֹדֶה כַּהֲלָכָה, צַדִּיקָיו יֹאמְרוּ לוֹ: 
לְךָ וּלְךָ, לְךָ כִּי לְךָ, לְךָ אַף לְךָ, לְךָ יי הַמַּמְלָכָה, כִּי לוֹ נָאֵֶה, כִּי לוֹ יָאֶה. 

קָּדוֹשׁ בִּמְלוּכָה, רַחוּם כַּהֲלָכָה שִׁנְאַנָיו יֹאמְרוּ לוֹ: 
לְךָ וּלְךָ, לְךָ כִּי לְךָ, לְךָ אַף לְךָ, לְךָ יי הַמַּמְלָכָה, כִּי לוֹ נָאֵֶה, כִּי לוֹ יָאֶה. 

תַּקִיף בִּמְלוּכָה, תּוֹמֵךְ כַּהֲלָכָה תְּמִימָיו יֹאמְרוּ לוֹ: 
לְךָ וּלְךָ, לְךָ כִּי לְךָ, לְךָ אַף לְךָ, לְךָ יי הַמַּמְלָכָה, כִּי לוֹ נָאֵֶה, כִּי לוֹ יָאֶה.

Translation: Because it is proper for Him, because it befits Him. Mighty in sovereignty, rightly select. His minions say to Him: “Yours and Yours, Yours because it is Yours, Yours and only Yours— Yours, Adonai, is sovereignty!” Exalted in sovereignty, rightly glorious. His faithful ones say to Him: “Yours and Yours, Yours because it is Yours, Yours and only Yours— Yours, Adonai, is sovereignty!” Blameless in sovereignty, rightly powerful. His generals say to Him: “Yours and Yours, Yours because it is Yours, Yours and only Yours— Yours, Adonai, is sovereignty!” Singular in sovereignty, rightly strong. His learned ones say to Him: “Yours and Yours, Yours because it is Yours, Yours and only Yours— Yours, Adonai, is sovereignty!” Exalted in sovereignty, rightly awesome. Those who surround Him say to Him: “Yours and Yours, Yours because it is Yours, Yours and only Yours— Yours, Adonai, is sovereignty!” Humble in sovereignty, rightly saving. His righteous ones say to Him: “Yours and Yours, Yours because it is Yours, Yours and only Yours— Yours, Adonai, is sovereignty!” Holy in sovereignty, rightly merciful. His multitudes say to Him: “Yours and Yours, Yours because it is Yours, Yours and only Yours— Yours, Adonai, is sovereignty!” Strong in sovereignty, rightly supportive. His perfect ones say to Him: “Yours and Yours, Yours because it is Yours, Yours and only Yours— Yours, Adonai, is sovereignty!” 

Introduction
Blessed are you YHWH our God, King of Eternity, Creator of the produce of the vine. Blessed are you YHWH, Our God, our Eternal Father, who has chosen us from all peoples and has exalted us above all tongues, and has sanctified us by Your commandments. And you have given us, in love, anniversaries for rejoicing, festivals and seasons for gladness this feast day of Passover, the season of our freedom in love, a holy convocation in memorial of our departure from Egypt, and by sending us your Son Yeshua who saved us from sin, for in us have you chosen, and us have you sanctified above all peoples, and you have given us as heritage your Holy Sabbath and Seasons in love and in favour, especially by sending us the Lord of Sabbath to lead us to you in joy and in gladness. Blessed are you, YHWH, who sanctifies Israel, and those who join with him in faith, and sanctifies the festive seasons.

Blessed are you, YHWH our God, King of Eternity, who has preserved us and sustained us and enabled us to reach this season.

Introduction
Source : Book of Luke

Luke 22:7-18, please share the Bible reading.

‘Then came the day of unleavened bread, when the Passover must be killed. And he sent Peter and John, saying, Go and prepare for us the Passover, that we may eat. And they said unto him, Where will you that we prepare? And he said unto them, Behold, when you enter the city, there a man shall meet you, bearing a pitcher of water; follow him into the house where he enters in. And you shall say unto the goodman of the house, The Master says unto you, Where is the guestchamber, where I shall eat the Passover with my disciples? And he shall show you a large upper room furnished: there make ready. And they went, and found as he had said to them: and they made ready the Passover. And when the hour was come, he sat down, and the twelve apostles with him. And he said unto them, With desire I have desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer: For I say unto you, I will not any more eat of this, until it be fulfilled in the kingdom of God. And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and said, Take this, and divide it among yourselves: For I say unto you, I will not drink of the fruit of the vine, until the kingdom of God shall come.’

Kadesh
Source : Original Illustration from Haggadot.com

Kadesh
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Kadesh
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Kadesh

Four Cups Of Wine

Many people wonder why we drink four cups of wine on Passover. Well there are many reasons. First of all wine is a royal drink that symbolises freedom. So it seems appropriate to drink it on Passover because they became free. Also g-d convinced the Jews that they should leave Egypt using four statements, 1 I shall take you out, 2 I shall rescue you, 3 I shall redeem you, and 4 I shall bring you. That is part of the reason why we drink four cups on passover.

Urchatz
Source : Deborah Miller
We will wash our hands twice during our seder: now, with no blessing, to get us ready for the rituals to come; and then again later, we’ll wash again with a blessing, preparing us for the meal.

Too often during our daily lives we don’t stop and take the moment to prepare for whatever it is we’re about to do. Let's pause as we wash our hands to consider what we hope to get out of our evening together. 

Urchatz
Source : John Lary

The next item in the Order of Service is a demonstration to the celebrants of an important lesson with regard to our behaviour towards others, to enable us to be part of God’s family. It is a visual ceremony by which a leader or a head is selected to oversee the celebration, and that is settled by ‘the washing of the hands’ (or rechatz - ץחר).​

Originally, and in ancient times when the paschal lamb was sacrificed, more than one family shared one lamb, or enough people to be fully covered and be satisfied by the consumption of one lamb. Therefore it depended on the size of the families in each group to determine how many of them would share one lamb. But each family has its own head, so how could they select a leader over the other heads?​

The selection was done on the occasion and it depended on who were there. Usually the oldest member, or the greatest rabbi (teacher), or a noble, respected member of the group would be chosen, and this was indicated by one of the least members bringing a jug of water, a bowl and a towel. Then in front of all those gathered, he would head toward the chosen leader, and that one would ceremoniously wash his hands. By this action everyone understood who was the Master of the table. In other words, the washing of hands on this occasion was not for cleansing but for appointing the leader. See John 13:3-17; Romans 12:10; Philippians 2:3,4.

Karpas
Source : John Lary
This is the first item to be partaken of and is identified with the bunch of hyssop, which was dipped in the blood of the first Paschal sacrifice at the time of the Exodus and used for marking the doorways of the houses of the children of Israel, as a sign to the Angel of Death - Exodus 12:22 - ‘And you shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the basin, and strike the lintel and the two side posts with the blood that is in the basin; and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning.’ By understanding the nature of the hyssop and what it stands for, then we will appreciate why is put there for us on the table. Today the hyssop is usually replaced by parsley, or carrot-tops, as they are similar in appearance. It is dipped in vinegar mixed with water, (according to ancient tradition), or water and salt. However, what is hyssop (azab in Hebrew)? It is a primitive plant, with a gentle scent when crushed. In the Bible hyssop is used as a contrast to the cedar. In other words, cedar is the highest and most elevated level, comparatively speaking, while hyssop is the lowest and down-to-earth level - 1 Kings 4:33. So hyssop stands for smallness and weakness, or humility and lowliness of heart. Yet, when it is crushed, it produces a gentle and pleasant smell, and that is what the symbolism points out to us, that each one of us is a bunch of hyssop, weak, unimportant and lowly, but without it, the blood of the lamb cannot be placed for deliverance. True, it is unimportant, but it gains strength and future by being dipped in the blood of the lamb. (From Passover booklet page 10) A few more points -

1 - The only time it is mentioned in the Bible is Esther 1:6 - ‘Where were white, green, and blue, hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen (white, rich, royal material) and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement of red, and blue, and white, and black, marble.’

2 - Revelation 7:9-17 - ‘After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and tribes, and peoples, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; And they cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God who sits upon the throne, and to the Lamb. And all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God, Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be to our God forever and ever. Amen. And one of the elders answered, saying to me, Who are these who are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they? And I said to him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are they who came out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb. Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sits on the throne shall dwell among them. They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat. For the Lamb who is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them to living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.’ Vinegar is used for its colour which resembles the mixture of blood and water, while the darker colour of wine resembles human blood. Hebrews 9:18-22 - ‘Whereupon neither the first covenant was dedicated without blood. For when Moses had spoken every precept to all the people according to the law, he took the blood of calves and of goats, with water, and scarlet wool, and hyssop, and sprinkled both the book, and all the people, Saying, This is the blood of the covenant which God has commanded you. Moreover he sprinkled with blood both the tabernacle, and all the vessels of the ministry. And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.’

3 - The sign by which to identify the Lamb of God (lift up lamb from table) - John 3:16 - ‘For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.’ John 19:33-37 - ‘But when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was already dead, they broke not his legs: But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and immediately there came out blood and water. And he that saw it bears record, and his record is true: and he knows that he said truth, that you might believe. For these things were done, that the scripture should be fulfilled, A bone of him shall not be broken. And again another scripture says, They shall look on him whom they pierced.’

Also, blood stands for life, as the Bible tells us, ‘the life is in the blood’ (Genesis 9:4; Leviticus 17:11). Therefore Yeshua exchanged his life for that of the human race, and through that exchange, we gain eternal life. It is undeserved loving kindness, or grace. The perfect expression of God’s love, all that we have to do is to be a bunch of hyssop, and dip in the ‘water and blood’, and the result is a wonderful white garment. “And to her it was granted to be arrayed in fine linen, clean and bright, for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.” - Revelation 19:8

The Leader distributes a fragment of the ‘Karpas’, dipped in vinegar and the following thanks is recited before eating it - Blessed are you YHWH our God, King of Eternity, Creator of the produce of the earth.

Commentary / Readings
Source : Hannah Arendt, Men in Dark Times, via Brain Pickings https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/04/12/hannah-arendt-men-in-dark-times/

Humanity manifests itself in brotherhood most frequently in “dark times.” This kind of humanity actually becomes inevitable when the times become so extremely dark for certain groups of people that it is no longer up to them, their insight or choice, to withdraw from the world. Humanity in the form of fraternity invariably appears historically among persecuted peoples and enslaved groups. ... This kind of humanity is the great privilege of pariah peoples; it is the advantage that the pariahs of this world always and in all circumstances can have over others. ...

It is as if under the pressure of persecution the persecuted have moved so closely together that the interspace ... has simply disappeared. This produces a warmth of human relationships which may strike those who have had some experience with such groups as an almost physical phenomenon.  ... 

In its full development it can breed a kindliness and sheer goodness of which human beings are otherwise scarcely capable. Frequently it is also the source of a vitality, a joy in the simple fact of being alive, rather suggesting that life comes fully into its own only among those who are, in worldly terms, the insulted and injured

Songs
Alla fyller på nytt sina vinglas.

Ledaren säger:

Vi läser Ps 126. "En vallfartssång. När Herren vände Sions öde, då var allt som om vi drömde: vi skrattade, vi sjöng av glädje, och jublet steg från våra läppar.

En av gästerna fortsätter:

Då sade man bland folken: Herren har gjort stora ting med dem! Ja, Herren gjorde stora ting med oss, och därför var vi glada. Herre, vänd vårt öde, liksom du ger liv åt bäckarna i Negev.

Nästa gäst fortsätter:

De som sår under tårar skall skörda med jubel. Gråtande går de och sår sin säd. Jublande kommer de och bär sina kärvar.

Ledaren säger:

Vänner, låt oss tacka Gud för den mat vi fått äta!

Alla:

Lovat vare den Eviges namn nu och i evighet!

Ledaren säger:

Låt oss prisa vår Gud, av vars gåvor vi ätit!

Alla:

Lovad vare vår Gud, av vars gåvor vi ätit och genom vars godhet vi lever!

Ledaren ber:

Lovad vare han och lovat Hans namn! Vi tackar dig Herre, världens konung som håller hela världen vid liv. Din godhet och kärlek är evig. Må vi aldrig lida brist på dagligt bröd eftersom du Herre förser alla varelser som du skapat med föda. Vi tackar dig Herre som ger oss mat för varje dag. Vi ber speciellt för dem som inte kan äta sig mätta, kom med mat till dem som hungrar.

Alla:  Amen.

Ledaren ber:

Vi tackar dig Herre, som gett oss ett vackert, gott och vidsträckt land. Vi tackar dig för att du fört Israeliterna ut ur Egypten och befriat världen till din frälsning, för förbunden som du beseglade på israeliternas och Jesu kropp, för Toran som du lärt ut, för liv, nåd och kärlek som du förunnat oss och för födan du ger oss var dag, var tid och var stund.

Alla:

Amen. Vi gör det som står i Toran: "och du då äter dig mätt, skall du prisa Herren, din Gud, för det rika land Han har gett dig" (5 Mos 8:10)

Ledaren:

Förbarma dig Herre, vår Gud, över mänskligheten, Israel ditt folk; Jerusalem din stad; över Sion, din härlighets boningar; över Davids hus, din smordes ätt; över det heliga templet som bär ditt namn.

En av gästerna fortsätter:

Herre, vår gudomliga fader, stöd oss och visa oss omsorg; befria oss från alla våra bekymmer; låt oss slippa förlita oss på våra medmänniskors nåd. Det är endast din frikostighet vi vill åtnjuta och förlita oss på.

Nästa gäst fortsätter:

Vår Gud, israeliternas förfäders Gud! Må dina minnen av israeliternas förfäder, av Davids son, din tjänare, av Jerusalem, den heliga staden och av hela ditt folk som stammar från Israel, finna behag inför dig. Herre, på denna matzans -det ojästa brödets -fest lyfter vi vår blick. Kom ihåg oss, välsigna oss och ge oss liv. Du är en god och barmhärtig Gud!

Ledaren:

Återuppbygg Jerusalem -den heliga staden. Bygg den nu i våra dagar! Vi tackar dig Herre, som i barmhärtighet återuppbygger Jerusalem.

Alla:  Amen.