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R' Eran Moshe Margaliot (in Pesach Ha'haggadah p.26) writes that a theme of the Hagaddah is the understanding that a person recognizes that all of his wisdom is not due to his own accomplishment, but rather is from Hashem. Therefore, even a wise person must retell the story each year. This is why we conclude with Echad Mi Yodeya - we are announcing that ...
According to the footnote to this artice, the calculation of dates where death did not happen includes Isru Chag (the day after Pesach). This brings the total of "non-death days" back to 17, and solves our "off by one" problem.
It says (in the name if the arizal I think) that one who does not eat chametz on Pesach will be protected from sinning the whole year. (That a person will be protected from shogeg you can still sin if you choose to.) So if one only eats food that he saw from start to finish the chances of eating chometz is greatly reduced. And since chometz is an issur ...
Nitai Gavriel (Pesach Vol 3 Chapter 57) brings several Pesach Sheni customs. Among them: To increase in Simcha (source: the Chida) To read the parsha of Pesach Sheni and learn its Halachos (source: The Shalo). To read the Parsha of the Nesi'im (source: The Shalo). To visit the grave of Rabbi Meir Baal HaNeis in Teveria (this is a sefardi custom sourced ...
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