We insert Al Hanisim on Purim and Channukah and that's fine -- each holiday is marked by a miracle. But why is its use limited to those days? Why don't we add it in to bentching and davening on Pesach which is defined by a central miracle (and a milchama that was fought on our behalf)?

  • Is this in addition to or instead of yaaleh veyavo? – Double AA Sep 8 '13 at 1:49
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    In addition. The content of Al hanisim seems to apply to Pesach. – rosends Sep 8 '13 at 3:35
  • There is a minhag in some shuls to say Al haNisim on Yom haAtzmaut. – Shmuel Apr 17 '14 at 20:16
  • Al Hanisim is probably instead of ya’ale veyavo- ya’ale veyavo for chagim from the Torah, Al Hanisim for derabanan – Lo ani Mar 10 '19 at 21:03

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