WATCH: The story of Purim retold through text messages

Get your groggers ready and gear up for Purim text-message style.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 26, 2018 12:08

Purim in Text Messages! (Credit J-TV: The Global Jewish Channel/Facebook)

Purim in Text Messages! (Credit J-TV: The Global Jewish Channel/Facebook)

 
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Think you know the story of Purim? Everyone can use a little brush up on the saga of Esther, her husband the king, and the foiled plot to massacre the kingdom's Jews. The Global Jewish Channel (J-TV) on Monday released on Facebook a retelling of the Purim story through text messages.

The creative presentation casts the timeless characters in terms of slang, emojis, and some brilliantly chosen GIFs.

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So, get your groggers ready and gear up for Purim text-message style.

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