Tens of thousands expected to join Tzohar Megilla readings

AuthorIsrael National News
Published date06 March 2023
Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
In light of the tense social situation in Israel, the event this year is focusing on the theme from the Purim megilla, "Come Together, Gather All the Jews," to put aside national disputes and come together in the spirit of the holiday

"In these challenging times, when we are witnessing the ever-widening rifts within Israeli society, these megilla readings provide an opportunity for all of us to come together to hear and embrace the heritage that is common to all Jews," says Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, President and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone. "Whether they gather in synagogues, schools, community centers, or malls, every family will find a way to connect with the holiday, its customs, and the values of social unity, and together we will feel connected and unified through this Jewish-Israeli experience."

"This year as we approach Purim, we have a real reason to be concerned about the growing divide in the social fabric of our nation," said Rabbi David Stav, Chair of Tzohar. "On Purim, where we learn about the power of...

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