korban Pesaḥ

קרבן פסח – Passover Sacrifice. Originating from the exodus of Jews from Egypt, led by Moses. The Angel of Death passed over the homes of all those who had marked their doors with the blood of a sacrificed goat kid or lamb “without blemish”. The ritual was ordained to be performed  along with the annual celebration of Passover.

For more on the history of the korban Pesaḥ, visit the Jewish Encyclopedia.

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