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Parsha Zachor Reminder

Remember, this Shabbat we read Parshat Zachor.

Yeshiva Takes over Jerusalem’s Mamilla Mall for Purim Dance

There is nothing like a bunch of yeshiva high schoolers to get everyone in the mood for Purim.

Oldest Known Masks in the World on Display in Israel

A new display in Jerusalem is showcasing the oldest-known masks in the world, believed to have originated 9,000 years ago, long before Purim. The 11...

What Do Catholic Nuns Care about the Book of Esther?

A Jewish scribe has restored an 18th century copy of the Book of Esther that was donated to Catholic Nuns.

Old Adloyadas Don’t Die

The Adloyada, which in Hebrew is broken down into ad lo yada, meaning "he no longer knows," which is the traditional yardstick for how...

Rolling Stones Really Coming to Israel this Time

The Stones are negotiating for a $.5 million offer to play in Tel Aviv.

Message from a Man in Black…to a Man of Hate

Ari Lesser - you're great! I hope this video reaches around the world...

Shabbos Holds 100 Proof for Whiskey Lovers

L’Chaim. Observing the Jewish Sabbath is secondary when it comes to saving a person’s life or performing a circumcision. But what happens a whiskey festival occurs on Shabbat? Hold a Whiskey Jewbilee.

The Book of Esther: A Political Analysis

Especially remarkable is the behavior of Esther. Warned of Haman’s plan, Esther wants to do nothing lest she place herself at risk.

Police Let Women Read Megillah at Kotel on Shushan Purim

A women’s Megillah reading at the Western Wall took place on Shushan Purim without incident or arrests on Monday, the day after most of...

Hikind Defends His Blackface Hoop Player Purim Shtick

Is a Purim costume of a stereotyped black basketball player a racist slur, especially when a Jewish politician is behind the mask? NY legislator Hikind says it was “lots of fun.” No offense intended.

Purim of Yesteryear: Celebrations in TLV 1932-34 (Video)

Footage of how Purim was celebrated in Israel in the 1930s.

Women of Wall Rabbi Calls Knesset ‘Achasverosh’

Purim is an upside-down holiday, but Women of the Wall Rabbi Silverman takes the cake. She calls the Knesset Achasverous, a wicked goy, and suffers “tragedy” for her regarding them as enemies.

Smartphone app Has Text of Megillah and Drowns Out Haman’s Name

What would Purim be without the following apps? One Smartphone app provides a noisemaker, and another lets you choose which noise to make – such as a machine gun or air horn.

Samsung Israel Treats Facebook Friends with Purim

Samsung, which operates R & D operations in Israel, is sending 10,000 baskets of Purim Mishloach Manot goodies to anyone whose relative or friends...

Why Don’t We Celebrate Two Days of Purim in Jerusalem?

Jews of 14th century Jerusalem celebrated Purim on both the 14th and 15th of Adar.

Purim and the Right to Bear Arms

Four Jews who will not celebrate Purim this year are Yitzhak Ames, Talia Ames, Kochava Even-Haim, and Avishai Schindler - all murdered by Hamas.

Israel Adopts Sundays-Off

Israel adopting Sundays-Off seemed like a great idea, until it was put into practice.

Google Makes a Fast (of Esther) Error

Google had a good idea on how to present the data.The only problem is, the data is wrong.

Police Let Sarah Silverman’s Niece Visit Western Wall on Purim

Police have agreed to allow the niece of American comedian Sarah Silverman will be allowed to attend a women's Megillah reading at the Western...

Adar Prayers in Shiloh

The Jewish Month of Adar is known as a time of change, reversals, bad to good, winter to spring.

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