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Title: The One Hour Purim Primer / [by] Shimon Apisdorf
• Everything a family needs to understand, celebrate, and enjoy Purim /
• Expanded Edition: Now includes complete Hebrew/ English Megillah / with new commentary.
Date: ⓒ 1995, 2002, 2006
Publisher: Baltimore MD (U.S.A.): Leviathan Press
Contents: Book of Esther. – 1.) Introduction: Science, Cyberspace and the Soul. 2.) The Blur of History: Understand the Historical Period in Five Minutes or Less. 3.) The Book of Esther: Outline and Overview of the Megillah. 4.) Five Questions People Ask About Purim.
5.) Let‘s Do Purim: A Step–by–Step Guide to Celebrating the Holiday. 6.) Custom Made For Kids: Secrets, Tips and Hints for Parents to Create an Unforgettable Family Experience. 7.) Missiles, Masks And Miracles: Personal Accounts of the Scud Missile Attacks on Tel Aviv During the Gulf War. 8.) The Complete Hebrew / English Megillah.
Language: Hebrew and English (for the Esther– Scroll and the blessings)
Images: Cover, Title page
Location: Collection Bibelarchiv–Birnbaum. Karlsruhe/ Baden. Germany
Comments: Softcover octavo, adhesive binding; 96 pp. Scripture text: Hebrew (Masorah) on right, translation on left side of double page. Comments in footnotes.
Seven (of 8) of the above mentioned topics amount to 58 pp of the book.
“The One Hour Purim Primer combines a clear, step-by-step guide to celebrating Purim, and includes insights that reveal how the holiday speaks to the heart, the mind, and the soul.“