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Purim: (lit. "lots"), the holiday that commemorates the Jews' salvation from Haman's plot to annihilate them.
March 16 -17, 2022
Purim celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from the wicked Haman in the days of Queen Esther of Persia.
The Fun Holiday
Purim is the jolliest, most action-packed day of the Jewish year. 2400 years ago, Haman ordered genocide of the Jews. His plan was thwarted by Esther and Mordechai—and we celebrate!
The Persian empire extended over 127 lands, and all the Jews were its subjects . . . Thus starts the miraculous-yet-natural story of Purim . . .
The Festival of Joy
The story, the customs and the fun!
Purim is observed each year on the 14th of Adar, celebrating the deliverance of the Jewish people from the wicked Haman in the days of Queen Esther of Persia, as described in the book of Esther.
Is there anything more American than S'mores? Possibly peanut butter and jelly, but not a whole lot else... I can't say I totally understand it, but I have made these with many happy children, so there's gotta be something to it! These are filled with a c...
A deeper look at the story of Purim whereby a number of ostensibly incidental details provide the clues to an amazing discovery.
Some of you are die-hard purists, and won't stray from the Mohn Poppyseed or Prune Lekvar hamantaschen, but if you like to venture out into new territory, give these cheesecake hamantaschen a try. With a graham cracker crumb on the outside, and a cheeseca...
For a while now, I’ve been on a mission to find the “perfect” kreplach dough. Of course my perfect might not be your perfect, but I’ve been looking for that white, plump, slightly chewy, doughy-dough that is not traditional pasta dough, and is not a pre-m...
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