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Like Solomon Northup, Esther could not reveal her true identity.
Purim is the opportune time to work on piercing through the darkness and strengthen your connection to God.
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My groovy, let's-all-make-aliyah theme song that describes the various major redemption moments of the past century.
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Advanced-level midrashic and Kabbalistic illuminations on the weekly parsha.
Lessons, stories and discussion questions for parents and kids.
An in-depth video series exploring Esther’s true role in the Purim story.
Watch the Purim story come alive.
Amazing infographic to SHARE with your friends and family about Judaism's most fun holiday.
Summing up the Purim holiday: They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat.
You voted for the three best jokes of the year and here they are!
With the Sochi Olympics now over, let’s go back 100 years and imagine what a Russian “Olympics” in these shtetls would have really looked like.
Are you surprised to hear an Academy Award winning actor thank God so publicly?
Purim and your unique role in life.
A big picture overview capturing the meaning and joy of the holiday.
The only failure is not trying.
May 14, 2011
June 2, 2011 7:37 AM
Unfortunately, Bin Laden y"s was only one man who inspired murder. He has followers who will undoubtedly remind us of his legacy. His legacy? Suicide bombings all over the world invented by the palestinian "people". A people who NEVER EVER existed throughout history and God willing will never have a no-state of their own.
May 22, 2011 9:32 PM
One step closer
With Laden gone we are one step closer to quicker security lines and maybe seeing meals served once again on domestic flights. Yea that is right! I blame terrorism for not having my kosher soggy half frozen deli sandwich and half pickle on my flights anymore. Oh the humanity!
Robert D. Nathan,
May 19, 2011 9:59 PM
No more utopia
No matter what we do, there will always be those who say "it's policy" and make life more miserable for those of us who just want to fly under the radar and live quietly.
May 19, 2011 2:33 AM
Wish we could
Sadly Bin Laden will be replaced by another crazy leader. So put me through the xray machine, pat me down and take away my fluids because I want to arrive safely.
May 15, 2011 3:53 PM
Sadly, we will never be able to "relax" our national security. However, the scenarios presented in the movie Due Date is, as with all things Hollywood, a figment of a screenwriter's overactive imagination.
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