Purim is the most festive holiday of the Jewish calendar. It is an occasion for “serious partying,” a day of authorized abandon. Purim marks the celebration of an ancient victory—when Queen Esther, an assimilated Jewish woman, found the courage to risk her life to save the Jewish people from an evil advisor who plotted to destroy the Jews of Shushan. Read The Purim Story.
Get in the mood for Purim by downloading this Spotify Purim music playlist…great to get your jkids ready for the holiday!
If your child benefits from visual supports, check out these Purim social stories and other great resources from Gateways in Boston.
You can download our new Purim Lotto game to play as a family, this Purim information sheet, and our new jkidphilly@home Purim page.