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Esther and Mordecai’ Aert de Gelder 1685

Published: 7 March 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

How Purim is a call to leadership – Abigail Pogrebin – The Forward 26.02.17
‘This holiday forces me to reflect on leadership — what it means to be thrust forward when that wasn’t your plan.’ [Purim commemorates the avoidance of a decree against the Jewish people in ancient Persia (late 6th century BCE) and commences this year on the evening of 11 March.]

And: Meet the Jewish artist behind the haunting Purim puppets of Paris – Cnaan Lipshiz – The Times of Israel 06.03.17
'Exhuming that puppet was to exhume all those dead that were inside me now'


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