By Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
The great leaders know their own limits. They do not try to do it all themselves.
By Rochel Holzkenner
There are two ways to deal with our inner demons and dysfunctions. The first, and most natural, would be to fight back. The second approach works by first generating a passion: a passion for G-d and for spiritual development.
The fire on the altar must remain burning at all times. Moses instructs Aaron and his sons (the priests) which parts of which sacrifices they are to eat, and which must be burned entirely. The priests spend seven days inside the Tabernacle, during which time they are initiated into their service.
Purim is coming this Saturday night and Sunday. This is your one-stop shop for Purim insight, tools, recipes, crafts, videos, songs, and inspiration.
Print the Megillah out and take it to your synagogue to follow the reading, or use it to study in the comfort of your home.
By Yehuda Shurpin
Some things to be aware of when the holiday of Purim begins immediately after Shabbat.
By Tzvi Freeman
You think that wisdom flows in one direction only. The supplicant asks, and the rabbi answers.
By Yehuda Shurpin
For thousands of years, adventurers and explorers have been fascinated by the lost tribes of Israel. No one has ever conclusively identified them. But there have been hints.
By Chana Weisberg
Let’s take a step back and look at the context of the Purim story.
By Miriam Karp
Taking a cue from the Rebbe, who always stressed the importance of reaching out to every Jew everywhere, we decide to share the wealth!
By Elana Mizrahi
Laughter comes from the revelation that in a split second, our situation can change.
By Rivka Caroline
However you choose to express yourself, your world needs your creative response.
The Rebbe tackles the enigmatic essence of the Purim story and explains the real and primary miracle the Sages say we are celebrating.
Dovid Taub & Jonathan Goorvich
The holiday of Purim in the eyes of Rabbi Kadoozy, Jono and friends.
A deeper look at the heroine of the Purim story, whose very name means “hidden” in Hebrew.
By Mendel Kaplan
This class studies the text of chapter 1 of the book of Esther.
By Menachem Posner
Mordy Botnick has ambitious Purim plans. He plans to give out 1,000 edible Purim packages in just 24 hours. To make things more complicated, his recipients are soldiers on military bases scatted all across Israel.
By Mindy Rubenstein
Recently JewishKids.org got a major makeover with great new features and is now available on mobile devices too. The changes have more than tripled traffic to the premier site for Jewish children.
More than 1,000 Jewish teens from 110 communities around the world sang and danced in New York City’s Times Square following the conclusion of the Jewish Sabbath and Havdalah ceremony, with a Jumbotron display and a surprise concert by Alex Clare.
By Nissan Mindel
Suddenly, the rebbe gave an order to turn around and stop at the inn. His students were surprised. What could they possibly do in the company of drunken peasants?
By Miriam Szokovski
Flakey pie pastry, filled with sweet apple pie filling - in the shape of hamantaschen!
How many ways are there to bake hamantashen? Probably more than you think. Plus kreplach and a host of other delicious Purim recipes.