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2/28/2006 2:36 PM
1 out of 4

The celebration of Purim traditionally includes revelry over the downfall of Haman, enemy of the Jews. Is the focus on revenge a spiritually healing interpretation of the holiday?

Thank you!

3/1/2006 1:13 PM
2 out of 4

Why not?

Haman is one of the very, very few examples of enemies who had their downfall before they could massacre us.

Our history has been so abominably dismal, it's good to be able to rejoice once in a while.

3/2/2006 6:09 PM
3 out of 4

I've always seen it as celebration of our survival. Not sure I see it as healing or not healing.

3/13/2006 12:19 PM
4 out of 4

Haman, Shaman--As a descendent from the Ameleck tribe, it's only fitting that he get his!
It's all political posturing anyways!
The story is a good one--Clever Esther!

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