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Purim

Here’s some interesting trivia you may not know about Purim, one of the most joyous holidays on the Jewish Calendar!

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February 15, 2018

Hitting the Mark with Accuracy

A Messianic Devotional Study of the Jewish holidays

Jewish Days of Distinction Purim Purim or The Feast of Lots is a celebration of the deliverance of the Jewish people in Persia at the hand of a Jewish heroine, Queen…

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December 3, 2017

Five Fast Purim Facts

Here’s some interesting trivia you may not know about Purim, one of the most joyous holidays on the Jewish Calendar! 1. Purim celebrations include masquerading with masks and costumes, but…

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December 2, 2017

It Happened One Night

A Purim Devotional

“On that night, the king could not sleep; and he ordered that the book of memorable deeds, the chronicles, be brought, and they were read before the king…” Esther 6:1…

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February 26, 2017

Where is God? Where are You?

Two Esther-Prompted Questions to Ponder for Purim

Where is God? That’s a question that has occupied the minds of theologians, philosophers, and everyday people for ages. It’s also a question that confronts us when we read the…

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March 15, 2016

Purim: Joy, Boldness, and Morning Star

Purim is the most joyous of all the Jewish festivals. Why is this? I’m glad you asked! Let me tell you the story. Many moons ago, in the land of Persia…

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February 20, 2015

Purim: Clues That Lead to Deliverance

Jewish Days of Distinction - Devotionals on the Jewish Feasts and Holidays: Purim

The Jewish holiday of Purim is commemorated annually on the 14th day of Adar on the Hebrew calendar. The Scroll of Esther details the poignant yet ironic Purim story of…

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March 13, 2014

Ten Hidden Happenings in Purim

Jewish Days of Distinction Devotionals on the Jewish Feasts and Holidays Purim This minor but joyous holiday is commemorated annually on the 14th day of Adar on the Hebrew calendar….

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February 15, 2013

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Quinoa and Butternut Citrus Salad

Queen Esther is said to have eaten a vegetarian diet while living in the king’s palace. In her honor, many people serve a meatless meal for their Purim feast. Tradition…

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February 10, 2013

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Mishloach Manot

One beautiful tradition surrounding the holiday of Purim is Mishloach Manot, which means in Hebrew “sending portions.” The distribution of food baskets during this joyous holiday began in Jewish culture…

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January 3, 2013

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Easy Purim Kreplach Recipe

Kreplach is the Yiddish word for dumpling, and they are the ultimate Jewish comfort food! Small triangles of pasta dough filled with ground beef, chicken, or mashed potatoes, Kreplach is a Jewish holiday favorite and a great addition to your Purim menu. Boiled and served in soup or fried as a side dish, they are always a crowd pleaser. Traditionally served on Purim, but they are also used for the pre-Yom Kippur meal or during Sukkot.

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