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Scroll of Esther edition honors another Esther - recent terror victim Esther Horgen

Scroll of Esther edition honors another Esther - recent terror victim Esther Horgen

Esther Horgen's family decided to let her light shine on and created The Israel Bible Scroll of Esther with her illustrations. Op-ed.Toby Klein Greenwald, 21/02/2021 09:11
Megilla reading at Joshua's tomb

Megilla reading at Joshua's tomb

Jews converge on the tomb of the prophet Joshua to read the Megilla during the festival of Purim.Tzvi Lev, 01/03/2018 17:59
Stolen Megillah scroll located in Tulkarm

Stolen Megillah scroll located in Tulkarm

During search of house in Tulkarm Border Police find scroll stolen from synagogue in north; return it to son of deceased and to community.Mordechai Sones, 22/03/2017 13:10
'There's a megillah in the camp'

'There's a megillah in the camp'

A unique Megillat Esther was written and read from in a Nazi labor camp during the Second World War.Sivan Rahav Meir, 12/03/2017 15:53
 Rabbis of Two Minds on Purim Celebrations

Rabbis of Two Minds on Purim Celebrations

A debate many thought had been resolved long ago has been revived this year for residents of a Jerusalem suburb on when to celebrate Purim.Moshe Cohen, 04/03/2015 14:13
IDF Slams Soldiers for Using Weapons as 'Groggers'

IDF Slams Soldiers for Using Weapons as 'Groggers'

Some IDF soldiers are in hot water for using their weapons as “noisemakers” during the reading of the Megillah.David Lev, 23/03/2014 09:03
Purim Marked at Razed Samaria Village

Purim Marked at Razed Samaria Village

Fifty men, women and children join Megilla reading at Homesh, which was abandoned in the 2005 Disengagement.Gil Ronen, 16/03/2014 12:28
Rabbi Yosef Did Purim Twice in Tel Aviv, Says Son

Rabbi Yosef Did Purim Twice in Tel Aviv, Says Son

When he lived in Tel Aviv, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef z”tl used to read the megilla on Purim, as well as on Shushan Purim, said his son.David Lev, 13/03/2014 11:51
Yeshiva Brings Purim Story to Downtown Tel Aviv

Yeshiva Brings Purim Story to Downtown Tel Aviv

Yeshiva students plan round-the-clock readings of the Book of Esther for Tel Aviv revelers.Maayana Miskin, 20/02/2013 03:45
New: Megillah Readings for Hard of Hearing

New: Megillah Readings for Hard of Hearing

Karaoke-style Powerpoint Megillah presentations to accompany chazan in 200 synagogues.Gil Ronen, 05/03/2012 15:19