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Purim – hiding in the museum

by Judith Vandervelde, Senior Educator Purim, like many Jewish festivals is based on a story. During Purim, Jewish people read the Book of Esther, which tells the story of Esther’s role in saving the Jewish people from annihilation at the hands of the Ancient King Ahasuerus and his adviser Haman. Jewish people celebrate the joyful […]

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