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A group of Jews had found themselves in a state which, by divine decree, absolved them from the duty to bring the Passover offering. Yet they refused to reconcile themselves to this.
The Second Passover is “a festival in its own right,” offering an opportunity for a teshuvah that is not limited to the literal sinner.
The origins of the First Passover and the Second Passover are illuminated, and the symbolism of leavened versus unleavened bread is explained.