Hamantaschen & Handguns: Purim and Gun Control

Top Pick March 1, 2018 Somerville Free 0
(Photo: IndiaUniform/iStock)
(Photo: IndiaUniform/iStock)

What do hamantaschen and handguns have in common? Perhaps more than you would think.

As we celebrate the joy and gaiety of Purim, we often overlook the violence that comes at the end of the Purim shpiel. It seems more relevant than ever, given the current national discourse on guns and gun control in the wake of mass shootings, to talk about this lesser-known ending to the happy story. What wisdom can the Jewish tradition offer us in this topsy-turvy time, both on the Jewish calendar and in our everyday life?

This is an informal text study sponsored by Eser and led by Sara Gardner at Aeronaut Brewery. Come join us to converse, commiserate and connect about the issues that matter to you.

Light kosher snacks will be provided.

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Thursday, March 1, 2018, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Aeronaut Brewing Company
14 Tyler St
Somerville, MA 02143

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