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Rabbi Menachem Creditor Explains the Jewish Holiday of Purim

Falling one month before Passover, the Jewish holiday of Purim is little-understood. “Purim is the strangest and most upside down day on the Jewish calendar,” Rabbi Menachem Creditor, Scholar in Residence at the UJA-Federation of New York, told Inside Edition Digital. “It's a day that we dress up in costumes, we read a scroll called the Scroll of Esther about a story that supposedly happened in Persia with heroes and villains, and we eat strange food. It's a really fun day."



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