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Purim Quiz

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    Purim is the most carnivalesque Jewish holiday. It is a day when norms are subverted and reversed to commemorate the reversal of fortune recorded in the Book of Esther. How much do you know about Purim?

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    Purim and its customs of drinking, dressing-up, and mockery do NOT provide the opportunity for

     Challenging the standard religious system

     Allowing people to relinquish normal modes of behavior

     Making fun of, and bowing down to, other humans and idols

     Activities that at other times of the year would be somewhat more restricted