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Re: Purim-Las Fallas

Perhaps more literal, certainly more decorous, except for the "furiously" part
(which, under the circumstances, is excusable).

MaxwellSt (at) aol(dot)com wrote:

> 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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