Purim | March 4-5, 2015 | March 23-24, 2016

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MORE Purim COVERAGE

Purim Gets Naughty

Women’s Purim costumes have gotten skimpier and sexier. I tried to buck the trend, but it didn’t go well.

How to Make the Ultimate Hamantaschen for Purim

Video: Bake the perfect batch of triangular cookies for the holiday—with homemade fruit filling

How I Learned To Drink

Long before I discovered Bloody Marys and martinis, I loved Manischewitz Concord grape wine

How Tisha B’Av Helped Me Heal

Cancer, and a year of chemotherapy, gave me a new perspective on Jewish holidays—starting with Tisha B’Av

Iran Around Tel Aviv

A writer born in the capital of Holocaust denial tours the Jewish state as the cold war between Iran and Israel is about to get hot

‘Tis the Drinkin’

A Chicago mixologist invents some Purim-themed cocktails

Haman Is Dead

Against the Jewish belief in apocalypse

Netanyahu Hints at Action

Charming the crowd in his keynote speech at the AIPAC conference, Israeli prime minister conjures Auschwitz and Haman to make case against Iran

Power Suits

Dressing up is a crucial element of the Purim celebration—as well as a powerful piece of the Hunger Games trilogy of young-adult novels

Home Away From Home

The Book of Esther, which chronicles the story of Purim, has special resonance for Jewish communities thriving in Diaspora

Sundown: The Centrifuges Are A-Spinnin’

Plus National Front attack in France, Kaddish for the Fogels, and more

Drama Queen

Tablet presents a Broadway-inspired Purim Spiel

The Jewish Roles of Meryl Streep

Some modest proposals for the lady who can turn herself into anyone

Halloween 2.0?

Backlash over revealing Purim costumes

Sundown: Syria Faces Upheaval

Plus Mrs. God, and more

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