Rav Chaim Brisker’s Landmark Understanding of Makat Bechorot

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According to the Tur, one of the main components of Emet V’Yatziv and remembering Yetziat Mitzrayim is mentioning Makat Bechorot. The Mishna Brurah points out that Gemara implies it’s not essential!

What was the purpose of the makkot – punishment for what the Egyptians did to Bnei Yisrael or to force Pharoah to send Bnei Yisrael out of Mitzrayim?

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