Punktorah Purim Lesson

Purim combines ritual, costume, silliness, community, and wildness that speaks to people of all ages. The Jewish calendar provides so many rich opportunities to pray with our feet, to learn by doing, to follow in the path of the Israelites who say to Moses about God’s laws, “we will do and we will hear” (Exodus 23:7), and learn about tradition and values as we enact those very values. In a roundup of the values we’re learning as we celebrate Purim, this article offers some of the different lenses we may use teach about the holiday. 


This article also includes a link to a Purim and Feminism lesson plan. 



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