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Purim Articles and Activities
Learn about the history, Torah teachings, and traditions of Purim with this large collection of educational resources from My Jewish Learning. Also included are quizzes, crafts, and recipes for the whole family.
Purim Resources and Lesson Plans
A large collection of resources, including lesson plans, articles, videos, songs, plays, and more, from The Lookstein Center.
Purim Lessons and Resources
A roundup of videos, podcasts, articles, and current events on Purim lessons and traditions from Prizmah.
Celebrating Purim with Family
"Purim is a holiday that feels like it's made for families. Traditions include dressing up, sharing gift baskets or mishloach manot with friends, making noise by shaking groggers, and staying up late with your friends and community." This big list of crafts, recipes, stories, and activities from PJ Library has lots of ideas for the whole family.
Celebrating Purim with Kids
"Of all the holidays in the Jewish year, none is more fun for children than Purim. Kid-friendly Purim activities include baking hamantaschen, delivering mishloach manot, gift baskets, to friends and neighbors, dressing up in costume, and shaking a grogger."
Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. It commemorates a time when the Jewish people living in Persia were saved from extermination. From Judaism.101.org
What are the requirements for the Purim seudah? Rabbi Immanuel Bernstein discusses it on the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America website.
More Purim cookie, pastry, and dessert recipes than you will be able to use! From JewishFood-List.com
Purim games and coloring pages from TorahTots.com
This is an overview with many links to Purim resources from Torah.org
Children's Activities for Purim
Printable children's activity pages, including an image finder game and maze, from the Orthodox Union of New York.
Purim Explained for Kids
The Jewish Year explained for Kids. From Board of Jewish Education, otherwise known as Academy BJE, which is based in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Food for Purim
A listing of Purim foods and a recipe for Hamantashen from Board of Jewish Education, otherwise known as Academy BJE, which is based in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
The Megillah, also known as Megillat Esther or the Scroll of Esther, tells the story of Purim as told in the Bible in the Book of Esther. From the Board of Jewish Education, otherwise known as Academy BJE, which is based in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
DLTK's Crafts for Kids. Purim falls on a different day each year (late February or early March). It is a Jewish holiday celebrating the story of Esther.
Purim on the Net
Purim is the most festive of Jewish holidays, a time of prizes, noisemakers, costumes and treats.
What is Purim and when do we celebrate it? From Board of Jewish Education, otherwise known as Academy BJE, which is based in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
A web based short story about Hamantashen by David Lumerman. From Lil Fingers.com
Chadis Crafts' Fun Pages: Purim
Crafts for: Sunday Schools, Day Schools, scouts and homeschoolers.
Akhlah: Purim for Children
Purim information and activities for kids from the Jewish Children's Network. Included are traditions, vocabulary, readings, recipes, and more!
This is a simple Hamantashen recipe which you can make with your children. Hamantashen (Haman's ears) are traditionally eaten on Purim.
A Purim Story for Kids
Written by Yaffa Ganz, an award winning author of forty titles for Jewish children.
Purim for Kids
Purim for Kids! Guides, contests, arts and crafts, recipes, interactive games and much more from Tzivos Hashem and Chabad.org
Purim is a joyous holiday commemorating the salvation of the Jews in ancient Persia. This index page from AISH.com includes a large number of resources, stories, guides, videos, recipes, and more.
A well-designed site with sections on how to celebrate Purim, the story of Purim, study resources, recipes, kids, and more.
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