The megillot are not merely read, they are chanted to a particular tune or trope for the day of observance.
I love alliteration, and that title was just too good to pass up.
Jewish holidays are better with friends.
If the Hebrew name is a tongue twister, call them Purim Goody Bags
Purim’s coming at sundown on March 4, 2015!
There are three days of the year when synagogues are weird. Services are not typical. The crowd attending the synagogue is not typical. Even the clergy may not be their usual selves.