March 4, 2023 – Celebrate Purim!

Purim is observed a month before Passover, and the focus is simply reading the Book of Esther. This feast is probably the original “morality play” with audience participation. A mysterious part of the Purim feast is the rabbinical command to drink enough wine so that you can’t distinguish between “Yay, Mordechai!” and “Boo, Haman!” – and the fact that God is never mentioned.

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