Haredi Soldiers Distributed 2,000 Mishloach Manot To Patients While On Army Leave

While on holiday leave from the army, Haredi soldiers from the Netzach Yehuda Brigade chose to devote their long-awaited vacation day to visiting the sick in hospitals around Israel...

Kehillas Bais Yehuda Tzvi Festive Purim Mesiba

Kehillas Bais Yehuda Tzvi, sometimes known as the Red Shul in Cedarhurst, turned all different colors in honor of Purim. The kehillah enjoyed a leibidig Purim with the mara...

Second Annual Purim Party At Sephardic Congregation Of Hewlett

A jolly time was had by the large group who came to celebrate on Wednesday, February 28 at Sephardic Congregation of Hewlett (SCOH) under the spiritual leadership of Rabbi...

The a-MAY-zing Purim Mesiba

On erev Ta’anis Esther, Mesivta Ateres Yaakov held their annual Purim mesibah, with a pizza dinner, live music, a talent competition, a costume contest, and a Purim shpiel compliments...

From Island To Israel

This Purim, Congregation Bais Ephraim Yitzchak (the Island Shul), once again partnered with Daniel Meyer of the International Young Israel Movement to send mishloach manot packages to the men...

Unmasking The Purim Paradox

By Yochanan Gordon The month of Adar is synonymous with joy and festivities. And while there is great depth and significance to the joy of Purim, it is the type...

Salmon Hamantaschen

By Devorah Lerer As Purim is now upon us, I wanted to create a recipe that is both delicious and takes the various aspects of Purim into account. So after...

Prepping For Purim

By Rabbi Yitzie Ross With Purim around the corner, I wanted to share something with you that might be useful to many parents out there. It used to be that many...

Purim Kvell

By Klara In the spirit of Purim and v’nahafoch hu, there will be no kvetching in this week’s column. So what’s the opposite of kvetching? Well, there’s praising, complimenting, and showing...

Matanos L’Evyonim: An Overview

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman The mitzvah of matanos l’evyonim on Purim is discussed in the Gemara at the bottom of Megillah 7a. The mitzvah is to give at least one...
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