Amichai Lau Lavie, the rabbi of the Lab/Shul, an experimental Jewish community in New York, and Rachel Timoner, senior rabbi at Congregation Beth Elohim in Brooklyn, wrote in Jewish news outlet The Forward that Jews should change their observance this year, including silencing the boos and noisemakers typically used to drown out Haman’s name during the service.

“Partying as we have in years past is morally problematic, and strategically and politically questionable,” Lau Lavie told The Washington Post. “Our holidays can evolve. This is the year in which some pivot feels to me required.”

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