Purim

Is Purim about the hidden and the revealed? About the solemn task of using power wisely? About communal celebration? About the rights of Jews and of women? A deadly serious grown-up holiday, or a fun and frivolous day of festivities for children?

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Hiding in Plain Sight

By Rabbi Roni Handler | Blog Post

This Purim, think about what your costume might say about you and allow yourself the freedom to embrace your hidden self.

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Soundtracks for Purim: Part Deux

by Rabbis Rabbis Joshua Boettiger and Benjamin Weiner | Blog Post

What music might best serve as a soundtrack to this year’s Purim experience? Join our humorous debate!

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What would Queen Esther say?

by Rabbi Roni Handler | Blog Post

This year Purim falls on International Women's Day. What would our Purim heroines think about the rights and roles of women in today's world?

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Are We Having Fun Yet?

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D. | Blog Post

Over the last several years my relationship to Purim has changed. I have come to appreciate the invitation to simply be happy and to play with convention in a contained and bounded way.

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