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Mitzvot by Theme
Purim and Chanukah

The Rabbis added the following Mitzvot regarding Festivals

1.   Reading the Megillah on Purim

Purim has 4 observances:

  • Reading the Megillah

  • Gifts to the poor

  • 2 foods given to friends

  • Festive meal

2.   Lighting the Menorah on Chanukah

Chanukah has 2 observances:

  • Lighting the Menorah and

  • reciting Hallel/ Praises

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