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Hamantash, The

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The Rav and the writer Today In 1949, when these memoirs were written. I read in the newspaper that the writer, Peretz Markish,Markish was a renowned Yiddish writer, born in 1896. In 1949, he was arrested by the Soviet authorities, together with other Jew...
Wasn’t Haman the guy who wanted to wipe us out? Why would we immortalize him by eating cookies that bear his name?
Visit a kosher bakery just before Purim as thousands of hamantashen—the preferred Purim treat—are prepared, and see what goes into making these delectable delights.
Short samplings of the Purim "pastry"
Like the poppy seeds in the hamantash, the richness of Purim comes to us hidden in an envelope of flaky dough, imbedded within the cookie of external events...
Although the hamantash has been around for thousands of years, it was considered a moot point in higher academic circles. Other than being a tasty snack, it seemed to hold no special significance...
Brush up on your Purim facts with this fun and simple quiz!
If the past year has taught us anything, it’s that when there’s a will, there’s a way. And since G‑d certainly wills it, it’s up to us to find that way.
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