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Passover songs

Summary
Passover songs are songs from the seder, the festive meal associated with the Jewish festival of Passover. Songs before the meal Songs before the meal include:
  • The Seder (Kadesh Urchatz): a table of contents of the seder ceremony, naming the 15 sections of the seder.
  • Kiddush: The Kiddush is traditionally sung to a special melody used only on the .
  • Ma Nishtana: The Four Questions are traditionally asked by the youngest child at the table who is able.
  • Avadim Hayinu: A single sentence stating, "We were slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt—now we are free."
  • Baruch Hamakom: A song praising God, both in general and for giving the Torah to the Jewish People.
  • Vehi Sheamda: In every generation arises those who would destroy us, but the holy one saves us from their hands.
  • Dayenu: It would have been enough for us.
  • Al Achat: A follow-up to Dayenu saying "How much more so we should be grateful to God" that all of the items of Dayenu were done for us.
  • B'tzeit Yisrael: "When Israel
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