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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Unmasking Esther: A Woman's Celebration

A copy of the point-counterpoint reading Ma'yan used in its first Purim celebration. The text includes selections from the Megillah, commentary by Susan Schnur, five songs by Liz Swados, an appeal for women living under the Taliban, and the unrolling of a scroll with stories of how women celebrate Purim in 127 countries.   more
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Transforming Purim

By Erika Katske
A guide to planning a women's Purim program using text study, art, and activism to celebrate Purim in new ways   more
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Unmasking Esther: A Woman's Celebration

A copy of the point-counterpoint reading Ma'yan used in its first Purim celebration. The text includes selections from the Megillah, commentary by Susan Schnur, songs by Liz Swados, an appeal for women living under the Taliban, and the unrolling of a scroll with stories of how women celebrate Purim in 127 countries.   more
Complete Ceremony

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