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The Whole Megillah: A Purim Mystery & Hamentasch Digression

The Whole Megillah: A Purim Mystery & Hamentasch Digression

I’ve saved the story of this genealogical mystery, which holds clues to the interactions of the entire Vienna Kornmehl family, until today because it involves a megillah, a scroll of the biblical Book of Esther, and today is Purim, which celebrates the events told in that story. It takes place in Persia and involves aContinue Reading