Posts Tagged ‘Purim’

Sarah Pappas and Asa Berkow-Pappas, 2, watch the actors on stage.

Faces & Places – Purim Around The D

Purim is one of the most joyous Jewish holidays, and Detroiters got into the spirit of the holiday by dressing up, hearing the Megillat Esther, booing Haman and just enjoying themselves. Here are photos from various gatherings. Detroit Jews for Justice • Ant Hall • Hamtramck Photos by Jerry Zolynsky Shaarey Zedek • “Jewstice League”…

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Clown’s face - Purim arrangement with Hamentashen, Gragger, Funny glasses and a red nose

Smile For Purim. It’s A Mitzvah!

On Purim, it’s a mitzvah to be happy, which sparks the question: How do you turn on happiness with a flick of the switch? It also gets you wondering the age-old question about what came first — not in terms of poultry this time, but happy people. Were they always smiling, which made them happy?…

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Hooray For Hamentashen – Zingerman’s Bakehouse

The master bakers behind Zingerman’s Bakehouse tell their favorite way to say “Boo, Haman.” Who doesn’t love Purim? It’s a true fun-filled celebration of a female heroine saving the Jewish people — and we get to eat lots of cookies! The cookies, of course, are hamentashen, and we can begin munching Wednesday evening, Feb. 28…

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#ShareHerStory cartoon images of various women who will share their stories. Includes April Baskin, Rabbi angela Buchdahl, Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses, Carolivia Horen, Ilana Kaufman, Loolusa Khaseem, Yavilah McCoy, Rabbi Alysa Stanten, and Rachel Sumckh.

Share Her Story – Jewish Stories

Whether fighting hunger, leading spiritual communities, producing Jewish gospel music, or even saving the Jewish People millennia ago, Jewish women of color, Mizrahi, and Sephardi women have for centuries been leaders, teachers, storytellers, and changemakers in the Jewish community. But all too often, Jewish holidays, narratives, and spaces, fail to celebrate and amplify these critical…

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