The Megillah of Purim--Stalin

By Alex Rashin, Bella Rashin

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, February 20, 1998

The authors tell the story of how the Jews of Russia were saved from Stalin in a "special Purim." The year it happened though (1953), Purim actually fell on the day Stalin died.

Topic: History, Tradition, Holidays

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.28/no.548

Page Number(s): 6-8

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Russia

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Rashin, Alex. Rashin, Bella. The Megillah of Purim--Stalin. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 20 February 1998: 6-8. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8554


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