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Why don't islands read the m'gila two days?

I gave a Shiur on this last year. Here is my summary of the reasons to be lenient. Much of this is based on a piece in קובץ פרי תמרים אדר תשמ"ז by Rav Ezriel Kahn. (Its also worth looking up the תשובה ...
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Skip Tachanun on the Sunday of Purim Meshulash?

R. YM Tucazinsky writes in Ir Hakodesh Vehamikdash vol. III ch. 26 p. 355 that those in Jerusalem recite neither tachanun nor lamnatzeiach on Sunday 16 Adar. R. S. Deblitzky in Purim Meshulash, ch. 7 ...
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Why do we need a separate celebration for Shushan Purim in walled cities?

The Beis Yosef in Orach Chaim 688:3 addresses both of your questions: 1) "Why do we need a separate celebration for walled cities" ואיכא למידק למה חלקו מצוה זו לימים חלוקים וקבעו יום מיוחד ...
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