Well, this will be a memorable Purim. Corona virus and the imposition of quarantine and isolation has had a widespread effect. The main shul minyan on Shabbat was much smaller than usual and tonight’s megillah reading similarly reduced – primarily because there are a ton of alternative smaller minyanim offering gatherings of less than 100 to comply with the Ministry of Health guidelines. Here’s hoping that very soon Corona virus will be a distant memory and never repeated.
Yes, it’s that time of year again: the time of Hamantaschen, dressing up, skits, practical jokes, Megilah reading, more Hamantaschen, another Megilah reading, and even more Hamantaschen! It’s almost enough to make you forget the Fast of Esther. Almost…
Purim Sameach to all who celebrate the festival.
For your Purim laugh, check out the incredible Dry Bones here.
Yes, it’s definitely Purim:
[From the Times of Israel.]
Too busy with Purim and stuff to blog much. So here’s something to get you in the mood:
Incidentally, instead of distributing mishloach manot locally, as is now our custom, we gave to the IDF. Here’s hoping the guys and girls there all have a happy and safe Purim.
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