The role of prayer in the Purim story, and its lessons for prioritizing prayer on Purim.
Purim: Learning how to open the gates of heaven by examining the prayers of Mordechai, Esther and the Jewish Children
Why is there a custom to dress up in costume on Purim?
What it is that makes the Simcha of Purim so special.
This class explores the connection between Havdala and Purim, as expressed in the passuk from the megilla which is included in the weekly havdaa, “layehudim haysa orah v’simcha v’sasson viykar’, ‘and the Jews had light, joy, rejoicing, and honor’.