Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Yom Kippur and Purim


The Zohar equates Purim and Yom Kippur (which is called "Yom haKippurim" in the Torah).

The Piaseczner Rebbe, writing in the Warsaw Ghetto, explained: Just as one is obligated to repent and fast on Yom Kippur, so one is obligated to be joyous on Purim!

Have a great day,

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