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Purim At Home

How to celebrate this raucous Jewish holiday

How Many Jewish New Years?

In ancient times there were four new years on the Jewish calendar.

Thriving in the Diaspora

Persian Jewry can serve as a role model for Jews who live outside of the Land of Israel.

Where Was God?

The "hidden God" of the Purim story can serve as a model for God's role in the modern world.

Hamantaschen

A recipe for triangular Purim cookies

The Book of Esther

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

From Generation to Generation

Explaining to grandchildren Jewish environmental action

Special Sabbaths

Recounting the moral obligations of Purim before the celebration begins

Facing Evil

Moral strength is found in fulfilling religious obligations.

The Fast of Esther: A Minor Fast Day

The joy of Purim is preceded by solemnity.

The Promise of Tu Bishvat

Finding new meaning in tree planting

Kabbalistic Tu Bishvat Seder: Part 2

Evil in the world is symbolized by fruit at the seder.