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Find Some Reason to Believe: Purim 2019

There can be something incredibly unromantic about Jewish holidays.

Far from inviting our feelings to flow naturally from the interior of our souls, the holidays can mandate how we are to feel. Yom Kippor comes and tells us to be introspective; Shabbat comes and tells us to rest, and of course, Purim - which is less than a month away - comes and tells us to be joyful.

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