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Jewish Holiday Celebrates Esther's Bravery, Honesty

Jewish Holiday Celebrates Esther's Bravery, Honesty...

Posted: March 15, 2014 at 6 a.m.

Sometimes the search for our true selves takes us to mysterious places. Tonight at sunset, Jews everywhere will celebrate the joyful holiday of Purim, which commemorates a time in history when the Jewish citizens of ancient Persia were fortuitously saved from total destruction.

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