Which came first, the Purim carnival or Mardi Gras?

By |2020-03-04T16:26:12-05:00Mar 4 2020|

Click here for the full jkidphilly calendar! Dear jkidphilly families, Which came first, the Purim carnival or Mardi Gras? While Purim came hundreds of years before the celebration of Mardi Gras, both evolved from elements of  “Carnival” from around the sixth century and included ...

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jkidphilly Upcoming Events 2/27/20-3/8/20

By |2020-02-25T12:41:50-05:00Feb 25 2020|

Click here for the full jkidphilly calendar! Dear jkidphilly families, I remember my grandmother making her special batch of lemony prune and walnut hamantaschen. The house smelled so good! There were also poppy and cherry, and today you might find chocolate chip or even ...

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jkidphilly Upcoming Events 2/20/20-3/1/20

By |2020-02-20T14:02:54-05:00Feb 20 2020|

Click here for the full jkidphilly calendar! Dear jkidphilly families, What are the hidden meanings behind the Purim story? This week’s Torah portion interestingly includes the famous quote, “You shall not oppress (mistreat, pick on, bully) a stranger (outsider, unknown) because you were once ...

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