Costumes, revelry, and satire weren’t always synonymous with the holiday
Plus Jack Lew gets confirmed as Treasury Secretary
Stories about hidden identity, vegetarianism, and getting plastered, from four young comedy writers
Tablet presents a Broadway-inspired Purim Spiel
Playing the defiant Vashti in a day school Purim play awakened my inner feminist
Has Purim replaced Passover as the best holiday vehicle for expressing individual Jewish identity?
Daily Show writer Rob Kutner started putting on an annual Purimspiel five years ago. He discusses his rowdy and popular parody with Sara Ivry.