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October 17, 2012 | 2:21 pm
March 27, 2008 | 6:00 pmPurim is a time to dull our senses with drink and cloak our identity by dressing in costume. We do so in order to confront a troubling part of our history and the threats to Jewish life and continuity in the Diaspora.
In our retelling of the Purim story, we sometimes forget that our...