Tag Archives: Purim

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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While You Are Waiting (It’s Adar, But Not Purim)

We've reached Adar, but this year we have to wait six weeks instead of two weeks till Purim. What do you do while you are waiting for the next big Jewish holiday?

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Purim in Paris – A Painting Party

Are you looking for something original to do this Purim, that could be enjoyed by both adults as well as children? Welcome to Purim in Paris Painting Party.

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Purim – An Ongoing Phenomenon

It is well known that when Purim comes along, it's time to put on a Purim costume. What, however, is the reason for this tradition?

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