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Please join me to Count the Omer and God’s earthquakes to praise Him daily!

Counting Omer 2015 * 4.5+ Earthquakes

March 1        10 Adar        18   4.5+ quakes… 674 more words


The Wisdom of Queen Esther

When one aspires to royal scene
Some tacts involved in becoming queen:
To keep a regal wedding ring
One would be wise to please the king… 102 more words

Bible Stories

Carnival, Schpiel, Food: Circus Or Purim?

As a kid, Matt Loory always loved both the circus and Purim. Now he’ll have to sacrifice shul for the show.

That’s because as a grown-up — just barely, at 23 years old — he’s no longer a spectator, but instead in charge of feeding an entire  1,202 more words


The Tables are Turned…by God (Esther 9)

In the blink of an eye, the tide changed in the Kingdom of Persia.  No longer was the second in command a man who hated the Jews.  925 more words

10 reasons why I love being Jewish

During my stint interning in China last year, my Liverpudlian friend remarked during Friday night drinks (ironically enough) that I was “the keenest Jew” he had ever met. 2,153 more words


Hamentaschen: they're not just for Purim!

If you’ve ever celebrated the marvelous Jewish holiday of Purim, you’ve had hamentaschen. Legend tells us that they are either evil Haman’s ear or tri-cornered hat (you choose), and we eat them to celebrate his downfall. 243 more words


The Ladies of Purim: Some Of The First Feminists

By Jeri Reisman

The holiday of Purim has just passed for 2015 and with every historical event there is rarely an act of female heroism, but for this holiday there is! 562 more words