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Saturday March 23: 18 Adar II

This day seems to be one of many firsts when it comes to Jewish-American history. For instance, on this day in 1801, the first Jewish Governor in the United States was sworn in as the Governor of Georgia. This is very interesting when you consider that the South has long been associated with racism and […]

Wednesday March 20: 15 Adar II

Today is regarded as Shushan Purim, the continuation and culmination of the holiday that celebrates the Jewish victory over those who plotted to kill them. It’s called Shushan Purim because the Persian capital of Shushan was where the edict to destroy the Jews was first issued and where the final conflict of the story occurred. […]