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A great miracle happened on this Shabbat a few days preceding the Egyptian Exodus. There are various opinions as to the nature of this great miracle.
We don’t really know when and where the “Great Shabbat” got its name. The history of Shabbat HaGadol and its name seems to be muddled, almost intentionally, in obscurity.
On the Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah we read Parshat Nitzavim, which begins with the contradictory words: “You stand today, all of you, before G-d your G-d”