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A Minor Holiday’s Major Following

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/a_minor_holidays_major_following_20050325

It's easy to understand why getting dressed up, eating lots of candy and hamentaschen, drinking the night away and partaking in a festive meal appeals to many. But it's only really in the post-war era that Purim has become a major player in the Jewish calendar.

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