Helpful Purim Celebration Links

The holiday of Purim begins this Saturday, March 11, at sundown.   If observance of this holiday is new to you, or if you are just looking for some new ways to celebrate, here are some suggestions:


An overview of the holiday from MyJewishlearning.


A Hametashen recipe from Bon Appetit.


If you can’t get to synagogue to hear the Whole Megillah, you can listen here.


Or, perhaps you would prefer an English translation.


It is customary to have a festive meal or seudah on Purim, here are some ideas from Joy of Kosher. (The Hamentashen Challah sounds particularly mouthwatering!)


And if you didn’t get a chance to read it, here is what our own Rabbi in Residence Dani Eskow had to say about how Purim fits in to our ShalomLearning curriculum.


Chag Purim Sameach from the ShalomLearning team!

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About Michele Rosenfield

Michele is a Jewish educator who has developed and taught various online courses. Prior to her midlife career change, Michele was a Systems Consultant for Ernst and Young and an Account Manager for Automatic Data Processing. Michele has a BA in Computer Science from Brandeis University, an MBA in Accounting from Fordham, and an MA in Jewish Education from The William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education at The Jewish Theological Seminary. Michele and her family reside in Metuchen, NJ.