Today is the Jewish holiday of Purim. (Unlike the biblically-based Jewish holidays, this is one, like Chanuka, on which orthodox Jews such as myself are allowed to blog!)
As well explained in the Book of Esther, it’s the holiday of turnabout, surprises, false identities, intrigue, perhaps some emotional legerdemain, and not a little spiritual confusion. The outcome isn’t always funny, or even fun, except perhaps in the sense of the divine comedy.
It all comes around in the end, though!
The anti-western, anti-capitalist group whose advertisement started the Occupy Wall Street movement has told its adherents to go home. The
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Former State Dept. Official Praises Iranian System as ‘Profound,’ Mullahs Just Like Our Supreme Court
Remember this: Barack Obama thinks that there isn’t anything at all special about the USA and now we see that