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Purim Opportunity to Connect Israel, Wine and Charity. Really.

Purim is fast approaching and of course, two of the important aspects of the holiday involve wine - "drink until you can't tell Mordechai from Haman" - and giving charity to the poor. If you are thinking of meaningful ways to fulfill the mitzvah to give charity to the poor, here's a novel idea that connects Israel, wine and charity.

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Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend—Or Are They?

The Story of Arle de León, a Medieval Spanish-Jewish Wise Woman. Henry Rasof offers this not-Purimspeil, which may or may not be a continuation of last year's Purimspeil, or at least, includes some elements or references thereto. Enjoy!

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Purim Nugget: A Call for Unity

This upcoming Thursday is the festive holiday of Purim, which we celebrate the miraculous survival of the Jewish people in the year 357 BCE after there was a decree by the Persian King Achashveirosh to kill all the Jews in his vast empire of 127 countries.

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Boulder Community Purim Carnival at the Boulder JCC

Looking for some Purim family fun? Join us on Sunday, March 4th at the Boulder JCC for the annual Boulder Community Purim Carnival! This family-friendly celebration brings together the entire Boulder Jewish community. With carnival games, bouncy castles, falafel, hamantaschen, and loads of prizes, this is sure to be a joyous …

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Purim Nugget: Mind Vs. Soul

Which type of person is better? The person who looks at everything through the prisms of the mind or the person who looks at things more simply and sometimes more clearly?

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Teens: A Masquerade Purim Party

The second session of our Offbeat Exploration series, "Facing Orientation: Gender, Sex, and Identity" will take a closer look at the Story of Esther, as well as enjoy food, company and dancing!

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Zachor – Amalek and Shabbat at War

Before we can get to Purim 5776, we must pass through the only Shabbat whose special Torah reading is biblically mandated- Parshat Zachor, the reading of the mitzvah to wipe out the memory of Amalek.

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