Related Blog Posts on Purim
Facing the Foolish King: How Queen Esther Vanquished Misinformation
When the Queen Says No
Choosing Your Purim Costume: How to Avoid Cultural Appropriation, Stereotypes, and Racism
Purim approaches, and like every other holiday we've observed during the pandemic, it will look and be different. Yet, just as with our other Jewish and secular holidays, the meaningful rituals and traditions we can still observe give us continuity, comfort...
This Purim, Make Noise to Protest Modern-Day Hamans
When You Make People Laugh, You Make People Listen
10 Tips from the Spielberg of Purim Spiels
What makes for the perfect Purim-spiel? Cantor Marnie Camhi, who serves Temple Beth Miriam in Elberon, N.J., has become a bit of an expert.
How My Synagogue Fosters My Creativity - and Lets Me Be a Star!
With a collaborator who wrote a clever script, I took on the role of Haman and joined my fellow actors in singing my lyrics. I also choreographed a couple of numbers, fulfilling my desire to write, sing, act, and dance.
Book of Esther: A Poem
Reform Jewish poet Stacey Z. Robinson wrote this original poem for Purim, painting a much different picture of Esther than we knew as children.
Kids, Costumes, and the Boundlessness of the Imagination - at Purim and Beyond
The possibilities are only limited by imagination, and children’s imaginations are not limited.