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# The megilla can be read any time during the day from sunrise to sunset. <Ref>Shulchan Aruch 687:1, Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 48 </ref> If one read it after alot hashachar but before sunrise, he nevertheless fulfilled his obligation<ref>Shulchan Aruch 687:1, Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 48 </ref>
 
# The megilla can be read any time during the day from sunrise to sunset. <Ref>Shulchan Aruch 687:1, Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 48 </ref> If one read it after alot hashachar but before sunrise, he nevertheless fulfilled his obligation<ref>Shulchan Aruch 687:1, Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 48 </ref>
 
===Berachot===
 
===Berachot===
# According to sephardim, the beracha of shehecheyanu is not recited during the day.<ref> Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 63, Rambam Megilla 1:3, Shulchan Aruch 692:1 </ref> According to ashkenazim, it is recited during the day.<ref> Rama 692:1, Rabenu Tam (quoted in Tosafot Megilla 4a) </ef>
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# According to sephardim, the beracha of shehecheyanu is not recited during the day.<ref> Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 63, Rambam Megilla 1:3, Shulchan Aruch 692:1 </ref> According to ashkenazim, it is recited during the day.<ref> Rama 692:1, Rabenu Tam (quoted in Tosafot Megilla 4a) </ref>
  
 
==Women==
 
==Women==

Revision as of 16:54, 28 February 2018

Obligation

  1. One is obligated to read the megilla at night and during the day on Purim. [1]

Night Time Reading

  1. The megilla can be read all night until alot hashachar.[2]
  2. If one misses the reading at night, he cannot make it up during the day.[3]

Day Time Reading

  1. The megilla can be read any time during the day from sunrise to sunset. [4] If one read it after alot hashachar but before sunrise, he nevertheless fulfilled his obligation[5]

Berachot

  1. According to sephardim, the beracha of shehecheyanu is not recited during the day.[6] According to ashkenazim, it is recited during the day.[7]

Women

  1. Women are also obligated to hear the megilla. [8]
  2. A man who already heard the megilla in shul can still read it for his wife.[9] He should recite all of the berachot before.[10]

Children

  1. Children should be trained to hear the megilla.[11]

Sources

  1. Megilla 4a, Shulchan Aruch 687:1, Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 47
  2. Shulchan Aruch 687:1, Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 47
  3. Shulchan Aruch 687:1, Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 48
  4. Shulchan Aruch 687:1, Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 48
  5. Shulchan Aruch 687:1, Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 48
  6. Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 63, Rambam Megilla 1:3, Shulchan Aruch 692:1
  7. Rama 692:1, Rabenu Tam (quoted in Tosafot Megilla 4a)
  8. Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 50
  9. Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 51-52
  10. Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 53
  11. Chazon Ovadia Purim pg. 55