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Feb. 26, 2018

Jewish Women of Color Highlighted for Purim

This article originally appeared in The Jewish Exponent on February 21, 2018.

By Marissa Stern

Celebrating Purim is more than just eating hamantaschen and twirling groggers. There’s one famous character whose ethnic identity may get overlooked: Esther.

This year, to add to your mishloach manot goodie bag, Repair the World, Jewish Women’s Archive and Jewish Multiracial Network are honoring the legacy of the Jewish woman who bravely saved her people from the evil Haman in ancient Persia.

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