Purim

In the Story of Queen Esther, Echoes of My Own Coming Out

In the Story of Queen Esther, Echoes of My Own Coming Out
By March 13, 2014

“Here was I, a kid of thirteen, trying to take off the mask of childhood and become a fully-fledged member of the Jewish people.” Read More

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Not Your Bubbe’s Purim Cookie: Kolooschen

Not Your Bubbe’s Purim Cookie: Kolooschen
By March 10, 2014

This fruity, cardamom cookie is a fun riff on Persian koloochehs and Eastern European hamantaschen. Read More

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Zach Braff Promotes Yeshiva University In New Purim Video

Zach Braff Promotes Yeshiva University In New Purim Video
By February 13, 2014

The month of Adar (1) is here. Read More

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Lena Dunham Wins Purim

Lena Dunham Wins Purim
By February 28, 2013

The ‘Girls’ creator gave a Purimspiel written in the voice of herself as a six-year-old Read More

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Trading in My Academy Awards Tradition For a New One: Purim

Trading in My Academy Awards Tradition For a New One: Purim
By February 22, 2013

When the Oscars conflicts with a Purim party, a convert-to-be throws her lot in with the Jews Read More

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Lena Dunham to Direct and Star in Her Own Purim Spiel

Lena Dunham to Direct and Star in Her Own Purim Spiel
By February 20, 2013

The ‘Girls’ creator is headlining the Jewish Museum’s masked Purim ball next week Read More

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Not Your Bubbe’s Hamantaschen: Purim Poppy Seed Scones

Not Your Bubbe’s Hamantaschen: Purim Poppy Seed Scones
By February 20, 2013

Forget the dry, tasteless Purim pastries you grew up with and try a flavorful ‘hamounscone’ instead Read More

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The Top Five Purim Videos of 2013

The Top Five Purim Videos of 2013
By February 20, 2013

The whole viral Megillah, from Maya Rudolph to hamentaschen how-to’s and a new ‘Bubala Please’ Read More

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