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The Festival of Purim

Bible:

And Mordecai recorded these things and sent letters to all the Jews who were in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus, both near and far, obliging them to keep the fourteenth day of the month Adar and also the fifteenth day of the same, year by year, as the days on which the Jews got relief from their enemies, and as the month that had been turned for them from sorrow into gladness and from mourning into a holiday; that they should make them days of feasting and gladness, days for sending gifts of food to one another and gifts to the poor. 733 more words

Time for the Jewish Mardi Gras! No, really, it is.

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Let’s shake things up and make this blog just a bit more fun. And, seriously, what could possibly lighten things up more than a Mardi Gras with Jews? 3,262 more words

Religion

Esther

The book of Esther is a microcosm of a common theme in the Old Testament: something evil done by others is instead just when done by the Israelites. 887 more words

Religion

What the small print giveth the Lord reserves the right to taketh away.

This recent flurry of blogging was spurred by my anger at an incident where cruelly captioned photos of a Sikh man were passed around on Snap-o-gram (whatever) because he is “other”. 1,983 more words

Religion

Purim at the Circus.

Purim is a cherished holiday for me. It is a time when I reminisce about my childhood days of sitting with my father and watching him create the most incredible Purim costumes ever. 95 more words

17-9-2017 - O Último Grande Dia

Mensagem de Sábado

O Último Grande Dia é a última Festa do Outono de Deus. Ele é celebrado por 1 dia e começa logo após o final da Festa de Tabernáculos. 119 more words

Calendário De Deus

Rebbitzen Chana Painting

When Miriam Shaw attended Machon Chana in 1986, she was asked if she would help decorate the dorm for their Purim party, and she chose to do a painting of the Rebbe shlita’s mother, Rebbitzen Chana. 113 more words