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Today’s Persia, Purim in Our Time

Many Jews in Persia considered assimilation the way to succeed and an easier life--What has changed?

Istanbul Jews to Hear Megillah in 500-Year-Old Synagogue

This Purim the Jews of Istanbul will find the reading of the Megillah especially meaningful at Ahrida Synagogue.

Purim Began Early This Year

As there's no school on Purim, Israeli schools hold their Purim parties and dress-ups earlier... Photos by Flash90: Yonatan Sindel, Gershon Elinson, Lior Mizrahi

Cruz at AIPAC: ‘Peace Through Strength’ [video]

Cruz said: 'The nation of Israel, like America, is a beacon of light unto the world!'

The Maccabeats – Purim Song

The kids have all begun learning about Purim, so here we go...

Pizza Hamantashen

It was Purim Katan the other day, and we were sent this photo of a pizza hamantashen. Looks good. (If anyone knows who took this photo,...

Hamas Purim Terror Plot Foiled by Shin Bet

The Shin Bet foiled a plot by Hamas to attack Israeli military forces in Jerusalem this past Purim.

Supermodel Bar Refaeli Rumored to be Engaged to Israeli Businessman

Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli is engaged to her boyfriend and Israeli businessman Adi Ezra, according to Israeli media. Ezra reportedly popped the question while traveling...

Update: Iran May Have Faked Events to Show that Khamenei is not Dead

Social media chatter says he is dead, and now the regime claims he was at a public meeting two days after it reported he was hospitalized.

Rabbi Lau Hints at Israel’s Real Enemy

Rabbi Lau was surreptitiously talking about current events and not ancient texts on the news Friday morning...

Purim in Pictures – Jerusalem and Maaleh Adumim

Purim is a national holiday and costume party in Israel, when there is a spirit of unity.

The Origins of Purim

There are many questions surrounding Purim, here are a few answers....

Was Mordechai Crazy? A Torah Thought for Purim

Just like Moses and Aaron, Mordechai decides to ruin the party…

Taanit Esther – The Happy Fast

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gq1YZ0FD59k?rel=0&w=475&h=300] Please note: The video is not from this year in terms of the specific days the rabbi mentions, but the rest of the...

Tickets for Netanyahu’s Speech ‘Hotter than Fresh Latkes’

The anti-Netanyahu crowd, in the spirit of topsy-turvy Purim, drummed up support for his speech.

Pray for Netanyahu’s Success

Ultimately, Esther, Netanyahu, and we, the Jewish people, must and will rely on the true King, God, for our salvation from this genocidal threat.

“What Does Haman Say?”

It's Adar. Time for Purim... [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b74IcmDxGtY?rel=0&w=475&h=300]

Israeli Officials Out of the Country to Cast Election Ballots on Purim [election]

An Israeli Supreme Court judge rejected on Tuesday an appeal by women to allow Israeli officials outside of the country to cast their votes...

Livni Feints Right, Liberman Fumbles, and Everyone Thinks It’s Purim

The party chiefs are acting drunk and childish - making stupid mistakes and inadvertently showing their true selves - just like on Purim.

Dust Off The Windows (Part Three)

The tendency to rely on human beings rather than G-d has been our curse throughout the centuries.

The Clown Therapist Who Sees No Borders

“Here I was, dressed as a clown with a red rubber nose, and I had to go out with my M16 for a security check,” Singer says. “That was truly a bizarre experience.”

This Year’s Esther-Award Goes To…

It is easy to spot Haman in today's world, but who is this year's Esther?

Lego Purim

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiOPc3qizF8&w=475&h=267]

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