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By Eitan Shishkoff On what day does Israel celebrate Halloween? Actually, Israel doesn’t celebrate Halloween. Yet Purim, the biblical holiday instituted in the Book of Esther, looks more and more like the American extravaganza of All Hallows Eve. The costumes … Continue reading
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At Whose Banqueting Table are you Feasting?
Purim, the Feast of Lots, is found in the Book of Esther. For 2012, Purim will start on Thursday, the 8th of March and will continue for until Friday, the 9th of March. Like Chanukah, it is not one of … Continue reading
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