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Jewish Holidays Cheat Sheet

Jewish holiday cheat sheet: Find dates & deets

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Purim: When You Can Throw a Sponge at the Rabbi’s Face

Personal narrative from a non-Jewish man on the enjoyment his interfaith family gets from Purim.

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Jewish Food Cheat Sheet

An alphabetic listing of Jewish dishes and food-related terms to help people new to Jewish families to figure out what’s on the table.

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Hamantaschen with Nutella, Banana, Applesauce & More

Try out these modern hamantaschen recipes with ingredients like Nutella, applesauce and more.

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Purim

Everything you wanted to know about the Jewish holiday of Purim in one place

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Life Lessons of The Purim Superhero

Review of a new children’s book, The Purim Superhero.

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The Purim Story In All Its PG-13 Glory

The full Purim story, as found in the Book of Esther, is much closer to a scandalous TV show than the version taught in Hebrew school!

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Purim: Family Fun

Purim is a great holiday for families and kids: there are costumes, excuses to make noise and act silly, and many communities have parties, carnivals or other celebrations appropriate for the littlest members or our families (or those who feel young at heart). This post is about making Purim fun for the whole family. Let […]

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The Whole Megillah Video

The whole megillah? A look at the scroll (megillah is Hebrew for ‘scroll’) of Esther, the story that is read on the Jewish holiday of Purim.

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Spring Holiday Books for Kids

Review of two books for kids, perfect for reading (and hearing) about the spring holidays of Purim and Passover.

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