Based on a shiur by Rabbanit Yemima Mizrachi, the following has been prepared by Rabbanit Kineret Sarah Cohen of OhelSara.com to help us prepare to be joyous during the two months of Adar in a Jewish leap year. Continue reading
This topic covers Chinuch laws pertaining to the observance of Purim.
A timeless classic, “Purim and the Persian Empire”, by Yehuda Landy, gives a new perspective on the Purim holiday, based on its historical background. It has turned the study of Purim into a fascinating world history lesson, focused on the Bais HaMikdash, Jerusalem, four world empires — Assyrian, Babylonian, Persian and Median and Greek.