Megillah Reading at Ferndale Library March 4

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(Compiled, Feb 27, 2015)

Come join in a Megillah Reading at Ferndale Area District Library on Wednesday, March 4 at 7pm. There will be Hamantashen and refreshments. Those who come in costume could win a prize. The reading is free and open to the public and all ages are welcome. RSVP to Herschel and Chana Finman at rhfinman@gmail.com or 248-542-5087.

ferncareADAccording to Wikipedia, “Megillah is the tenth Tractate of Mishnah in the Order Moed. It and its Gemara deal with the laws of Purim and offers exegetical understandings to the Book of Esther. It also includes laws concerning the public reading of the Torah and other communal synagogue practices. There is also a segment in the first chapter which details certain miscellaneous laws. A Megillah is a finely detailed account or book but the term by itself commonly refers to the Book of Esther.”

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