Three times today (ok, technically it was yesterday, but whatever), from three different people who don't even know each other, in three different conversations, I was told:
"When G@d closes a door, somewhere he opens a window."
So what if it's a Hollywood nun quote from the Sound of Music? It's true!
& it's today's theme.
As we approach Purim, & in keeping with the theme of intermingled Persian & Jewish history, this gives a historical thumbnail sketch of the area from which Queen Esther & Mordechai sprang.
& this is a sample of my cursive Hebrew calligraphy, which shares some shapes with Arabic:
May we all be blessed with a beautiful Shabbes!
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