Celebrate

Purim Plays and Carnivals

Creative ways that fulfill the religious obligation to have fun.

Drinking on Purim

A lighthearted look at the source of the obligation to get drunk on the holiday.

Purim in the Community

The megillah reading, mishloach manot and more

Purim History

How the events chronicled in the Book of Esther inspired a holiday.

Purim At Home

How to celebrate this raucous Jewish holiday

The Book of Esther

There are many unique aspects to the biblical book that tells the Purim story.

How to Light Shabbat Candles

What you need to know about this ritual welcoming the Sabbath.

Shabbat 101

A weekly observance, the Sabbath is more than just a day off from labor.

Queen Esther: Destiny’s Child

The Purim story is a reminder of our essential power for human agency.

Hanukkah FAQ

From pronunciation to scheduling, questions and answers about the Festival of Lights.

A Laotian Recipe To Fortify Us for the Yom Kippur Fast

For this Laotian Jew, a rice recipe from his Buddhist childhood sustains him through Yom Kippur.

Rosh Hashanah Gift Guide

Must-have items your High Holidays hosts will appreciate.