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I accidentally read the Megillah tonight for my shul since last year, I could have sworn, that we read the Megillah right after the fast. Yet, the Rav of the Shul returned from a business trip after the reading and told us that we erred since Purim cannot be celebrated on Fridays, it is נדחה (pushed off) until Sunday.

The question is: Should we repeat the Megillah tomorrow (Friday day) as well? I am compelled to read tomorrow, since the reason for reading during the day and night is because the Jews screamed out when they were in need by day and night (Rashi) - I do not want onlookers to think that they only screamed out during the night.

What do you think?

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closed as off-topic by Double AA Mar 8 '15 at 16:44

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This actually makes for an interesting real question, in terms of the groups of people who are supposed to read a few days early, cf Mishna Megillah 1:1. – Double AA Feb 22 '13 at 4:53
Also, welcome to Mi Yodeya! Consider editing your username to something more meaningful, unless you have some special attachment to 821863. A Freilichin Purim and I look forward to seeing you around! – Double AA Feb 22 '13 at 5:02