Triple Purim

-This year, it’s a “triple Purim�; here’s why. (Chabad)

-Lynne Avadenka brings together Esther and Sheherezade. (The Jewish Week)

-Purim’s “gifts to the poor” are to provide more than mere sustenance. (Haaretz)

-The Book of Esther is being invoked to call for retaliation for the recent Jerusalem murders. (Haaretz)

-Congregation Or Hadash has commissioned Rabbi Kevin Hale (the first ordained Reconstructionist sofer) to create “the first truly Reconstructionist megillahâ€? — it incorporates drawings by students in its religious school. (Forward)

Related

Discover More

Not So Fast

There are a only a couple more hours left of Taanit Esther, the Fast of Esther.  As per usual, this ...

The Manga Megillah

If you’re getting Jewniverse emails (and why would you not? The coolest thing ever, every day, delivered straight to you? ...

Eat Your Hamantashen, Take Your Chances

Purim is known as “the fun holiday.” It’s a time during which people dress in costumes, and dance, party, and ...