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Purim | Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous | Purim

Shushan Purim - Why Jerusalem celebrates a day later

All cities that were walled at the time when the Israelites, under the leadership of Joshua, entered Canaan, observe Purim on the 15th. This results in the occasional unique phenomenon of a “triple” or three-day Purim.

Miscellaneous | Purim

Thousands of Ukraine Refugees in Europe and Israel Take a Joyous Break For Purim

Late on Tuesday, Miriam Moskovitz, a Chabad-Lubavitch emissary to Kharkov, Ukraine with her husband Rabbi Moshe Moskovitz, received a text from a woman in her community and a photo of fresh-baked hamantaschen.

Miscellaneous | Purim

Purim: Why Read the Megillah Twice?

Why do we read the Megillah twice every Purim, once at night
and once during the day?

Miscellaneous | Purim

20 Ways to Increase Your Happiness in the Month of Adar

We all need to work to create a joyous atmosphere in our homes and in our lives. But before we can create the right atmospheres, we often have to adjust our attitudes.

Miscellaneous | Purim

Your Complete Purim How-To Guide

This user-friendly wizard walks you through all of Purim’s traditions and customs.

Miscellaneous | Purim

Purim: What's the Real Reason We Boo Haman?

Rabbi David Abudraham (14th century, Spain) writes that there had been an earlier custom for children to draw a picture or write the name of Haman on wood or stones

Miscellaneous | Purim

Ten Ways You Can Help Alcoholics and Addicts Have a Happy Purim

Each year my wife and I host an alcohol-free Purim seudah (festive afternoon meal) in the heart of Jerusalem for Jewish alcoholics, addicts, and their families.