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Re: Purim-Las Fallas

In a message dated 03/25/2000 8:41:47 AM Central Standard Time, 
l_cahan (at) staff(dot)chuh(dot)org writes:

<< Other sources have confirmed that Jewish boys in Persia stuffed effigies 
of Haman with gunpowder and set it alight. >>

All of this in contrast to the Megilla reading I was told about in a British 
shul in which, when the name of Haman was mentioned, the entire congregation 
became engaged in furiously writing down his name and then erasing it! 
(blotting it out).

~the other Lori

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