What makes Shabbat HaGadol — the Great Shabbat — so great? It's all about the goat. (LIBRESHOT/MARTIN VOREL)

What makes the 'Great Shabbat' so great?

The Torah column is supported by a generous donation from Eve Gordon-Ramek. Shabbat HaGadol Tzav Leviticus 6:1-8:36 The Shabbat before Passover is called Shabbat HaGadol, or the Great Shabbat when translated literally. There are references to this title for Shabbat dating back as far as the early Middle Ages in France. But what makes this Shabbat so…
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