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Purim Article Archive
Looking for more articles on Purim? Here are some of our favorites from the InterfaithFamily.com archives:
- At the heart of the Purim story is the marriage of a Jewish woman to a Persian king. Read more in Purim and Intermarriage.
- We Should Learn From Esther, Who Married Outside Her Community to Save Her People, which, if the title doesn't say enough, looks at creating welcoming Jewish communities.
- My First Purim was an eye-opening event, allowing this gay author to reconcile his sexuality and religion while attending services with his Jewish partner.
- Welcoming Synagogue Led Me To Judaism is a personal narrative from a convert to Judaism who chose the religion after receiving a warm welcome at a Purim service.
- A Reform Rabbi and His Lawyer Wife Attract Hundreds of Unaffiliated Jews to Their Alternative Events: Purim draws a different crowd than Rosh Hoshanah and Yom Kippur, especially for those looking to reconnect with Judaism.
- For a Christian father raising Jewish children, he wasn't sure what to expect on Purim. But he, and his family, certainly had a good time, as you'll read in Purim: When You Can Throw a Sponge at the Rabbi's Face.
- Are all princesses alike? Looking at Purim's Queen Esther, Cinderella, and daughters in princess costumes in On the Shelf: Esther, Cinderella for Real.
- It shouldn't come as a surprise that an article's called Mardi Purim looks at the jumbo that is Purim, Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday and music in New Orleans.