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Passover celebrations around the world

One of the best things about doing a two-week program in Israel when I was in college was meeting Jewish people from all over the world. As expected, there were lots of Jewish women and men from the U.S. But, many of our program participants came from other places like Brazil and South America. Together,

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Celebrating Purim

Purim (פורים), the Festival of Lots, is a joyous, springtime holiday that is cherished by Jewish children throughout the world. It is a noisy, fun-filled affair involving the traditional telling of the Purim story, costumes, gift-giving to friends and those in need, and eating a festive meal with family and friends. Purim is celebrated according

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