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Haggadah-Opening The Door

It is customary for God to require that a person take the initiative in turning to Him before He grants him assistance. The Talmud indicates this in the words, “Open to Me a door the width of the needle’s eye, and I shall open for you a door as wide as that of a palace.”


Yet at the time of the Redemption from Egypt, God “passed over” His requirement of the open door, as it is said, “God will pass over the door (Rabbi Baruch of Medhibozh; Butzina d’Nehorah haShalem, page 55).”

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