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Pesach Sheni ("Second Passover")

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Pesach Sheni ("Second Passover"): (lit. “the second Passover”); opportunity given to certain persons who were unable to offer the Passover sacrifice to do so one month later (discussed in Bamidbar 9:6-14); celebrated as a minor Passover, on Iyar 14
Understanding Pesach Sheni on Five Levels
Something Spiritual on Parshat Behaalotecha
The story of Pesach Sheni (the Second Passover) and its timeless lesson for us.
In response to complaints by those who missed their chance to bring the Passover offering, the Jewish people were given a new holiday: the Second Passover. Therein lies a powerful lesson.
20 Nissan, 5748 · April 7, 1988
The lesson derived from Pesach Sheni is: “It is never too late.” Even if one was “impure,” or on “a distant path”—his situation is not “lost.”
The Mishna states that every Jew is righteous. Yet how can it be expected of every Jew, regardless of circumstances or the education he received, that he conduct himself “righteously” in every aspect of his life?
The “Second Passover” sacrifice was offered as a makeup for the paschal sacrifice, for someone who was ritually impure or too far away from the Temple at the time of Passover. On the other hand, the commentaries explain that the Second Passover is also a ...
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