The Purim Superhero Reading Guide


Nate loves aliens and he really wants to wear an alien costume for Purim, but his friends are all dressing as superheroes and he wants to fit in. What will he do? With the help of his two dads he makes a surprising decision. 

Many young Jewish children have some knowledge of Purim as a holiday; some children may even be familiar with the elements of the Purim story. The Purim Superhero is a story that offers readers two new ways for understanding the Purim story—a story with a contemporary hero with a personal dilemma who is easily relatable and as a way to understand that the revealing of one’s true identity can be powerful. The guide offers tools to prepare young students to understand the story and ideas for further processing what they have learned.





  • Congregational Learning
  • Early Childhood
  • Family Engagement