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Why isn't the lamb blood on the lintel and the doorposts an eternal commandment?

R Avraham ibn Ezra reads the verses precisely as you do but bows his head to rabbinic tradition. Second Commentary Shemot 12:24 AND YE SHALL OBSERVE THIS THING. Many are of the opinion that the ...
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Why isn't the lamb blood on the lintel and the doorposts an eternal commandment?

So the verses go like this: 21: Slaughter a lamb. 22: Put blood on the door and stay inside. 23: [Why?] The blood will prevent being smitten as God smites Egypt. 24: Do this in future generations too. ...
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Why isn't the lamb blood on the lintel and the doorposts an eternal commandment?

Edit: Thanks to DoubleAA. These questions can almost always be answered by looking at the context. In this case, the context is the next three verses: “And it will be, when you come to the land that [...
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Is there an obligation to check blood spots in non-chicken eggs

Interesting question! Want to be clear here: I’m not paskening anything, just stating the opinions and drawing logical sourced conclusions: The Rema in Y.D. Siman 66:8 quoting the הגהות מיימוני וארוך, ...
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Is there an obligation to check blood spots in non-chicken eggs

The Shulchan Aruch doesn't specify chicken eggs, or any other kind of eggs. It would seem that there is an equal obligation to check any kind of egg for blood spots. And the reason for checking for ...
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