Adar II 12, 5779, 03/19/2019

Simchas Purim Without The Schnapps

They come to the door collecting for their yeshivos. Should one offer them a drink? Yes—but nothing alcoholic; Snapple does the trick as well. With...

Celebrating Purim After Mashiach Arrives

There is a famous Yalkut Shimoni (#944) referring to the time of Mashiach that states, “All the holidays are destined to be negated, but...

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