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All Day Fast of Esther
Torah Reading Fast: Exodus 32:11-14; Exodus 34:1-10 Fast Day - Minchah: Isaiah Fast of Esther A fast is observed today by all adults (i.e., over bar or bat mitzvah age) in commemoration of the three-day fast called at Esther's behest before ... more
All Day Read Megillah Tonight

The festival of Purim begins at nightfall tonight, and the Megillah (Book of Esther) is read for the first time this evening.