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Topic - Purim
Purim (Hebrew: Pûrîm "lots", related to Akkadian pūru) is a festival that commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people living throughout the ancient Persian Empire from a plot by Haman the Agagite to annihilate them, as recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther (Megillat Esther). According to the story, Haman cast lots to determine the day upon which to exterminate the Jews. - Source: Wikipedia
The lack of a gay-themed, Jewish children's book has finally been remedied with "The Purim Superhero," a story of a young boy whose dilemma over which Purim costume to pick is solved with the help of his two dads.
Purim has been summed up in this way: They tried to kill us, we won, so let's eat!
In a world in which sectarian divisions fuel some of the most violent confrontations, the interfaith movement has emerged as a force in American religion like never before.