Thursday, February 11, 2010

The Purim Threat


"Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai told his students: The Jews [of Shushan] only participated [in bowing to Haman] for show, and Gd only threatened them for show."

(Talmud, Megilah 12a)

[This is sometimes quoted as a source for Purim costumes.]

Have a great day,

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