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I'm not sure about Ashkenazim, but Tunisians sing a whole bunch of songs in their own Judeo-Arabic (look up Nathan Cohen's recording of the haggadah), most of which are not in the Ashkenazic haggadah, and at least some Italians (check www.torah.it) sing Echad Mi Yodea and Chad Gadya in Italian. Abraham Baer has Chad Gadya in German in his compendium Baal ...


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The general point is made here in a Haggada printed in 1907. It doesn't give its source, and doesn't specifically point out how the 9 months fits. Regarding pregnancy, specifically, this is in the Talmud Sotah 11b, although I suppose the emphasis on "carrying pregnancies to term", as opposed to just working to have babies, could be a bit of editorializing by ...


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R' Pinkus suggests an answer to this question in the introduction to his sefer ברכות בחשבון, which is an entire book about this piyyut. My translation of the first paragraph of his introduction: The relevance of this piyyut to the night of Pesach is because the night of Pesach is the time of the birth of Am Yisroel and the foundation of the entire ...



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