Purim and Pesach seem like such different holidays. One celebrates G-d’s explicit overriding nature with the Exodus of the Jews from Egypt and the other celebrates G-d functioning from behind the curtain, from within nature. Yet, we find multiple examples in the writings of our sages that connect these two holidays. What’s the commonality?
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Sources: Taanis 29a and Rashi – https://www.sefaria.org/Taanit.29a.18?lang=bi&with=Rashi&lang2=en, Megila 6b – https://www.sefaria.org/Megillah.6b.27?lang=bi&with=all&lang2=en, Pesach Haggadah – https://www.sefaria.org/Pesach_Haggadah%2C_Magid%2C_First_Fruits_Declaration.18?lang=bi&with=all&lang2=en