Can You Read Half the Megillah?
Four Takes on the Message of Purim and the Meaning of History

Ethan Tucker

While we today read "the whole megillah", the Tosefta records a fascinating four-way debate about how much of the book of Esther we should read on Purim. What lies behind each of these approaches? What is revealed about their approach to what Purim is and how we should learn from history?

Can You Read Half the Megillah?

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