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Purim 2014

Expanding the Concept, and Reality, of Jewish Community

Jerry Silverman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Religion
Jerry Silverman

This piece originally appeared in New York Jewish Week. Nate couldn't decide what he wanted to be for Purim -- follow his heart and dress as an alien...

Kosher Sunflower Bakery Puts Employees With Disabilities To Work Preparing For Purim

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 03.14.2014 | Religion

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (RNS) Some of the trainees at the Sunflower Bakery can’t read the recipes. Others need a reminder to shave. Several had to practic...

Why Purim Is Our Favorite Jewish Holiday

Posted 03.14.2014 | Religion

Purim is a spring holiday that commemorates the Jewish community's narrow escape from collective destruction in the ancient Persian Empire. The word i...