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Purim Holiday

How Purim Got Its Silver Lining: Megillot From the Ages

Jonathan Greenstein | Posted 04.03.2013 | Religion
Jonathan Greenstein

I can think of no greater way to celebrate the joyous and happy holiday of Purim than to read the megillah, knowing that previous generations have held the same piece that is in my hands, smiling.

Purim 2011: What You Need To Know

Posted 05.25.2011 | 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...