Synagogues incorporate karaoke megila readings

06.03.2012                      12.Adar. 5772

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Synagogues incorporate karaoke megila readings

Orthodox Union distributes Purim materials to make the holiday accessible to deaf, elderly, learning disabled, small children.

The Orthodox Union is holding 200 “karaoke-style” readings of Megilat Esther during Purim for the hard of hearing, deaf and elderly in synagogues across the US, UK, Israel and Australia.
The unique readings will be conducted with the help of PowerPoint presentations beamed onto giant projector screens, enabling participants to follow along visually as they see the words being read highlighted in front of their eyes….