Times for Fast of Esther
|Start of the fast||End of the fast|
|Purim is in Tuesday, the 14 Adar 07/03/2023||Shoshan Purim is in Wednesday, the 15 Adar 08/03/2023|
You Are No Less Than All Those Who Ruled The World
It's interesting that "Arur Haman" and "Baruch Mordechai" have the same numeric value, but what is the depth of this idea?
Q&A: Drinking Wine
I wanted to ask, what should I do on Purim since I don’t really like wine?
The War Against Evil
The greatness of Purim lies in the fact that it is a mundane day. It reflects our true level. On Purim we deal with existence without any defenses that set apart other holy days.
The Times of Joshua
When we "recall surrounded from the days of Joshua", we remember the great spirit of Joshua and Caleb, who stood in front of the difficulties and defeated the fortified towns protected by a wall.
Extended Purim Seuda
My family likes to have the Purim seuda toward the end of the day, and then we eat well into the night. What are the halachic implications?
Mishloach Manot Requirements
I have heard so many opinions about mishloach manot requirements. Which are necessary?
Is There A New Israel?
In the Purim story, Achashverosh, Ahasuerus, dresses himself as the High Priest in the Holy Temple. What did he hope to gain by doing this?
To Drink or Not to Drink?
For many, the unique mitzvah to get drunk is that they await. Yet, uninhibited drinking may also result in catastrophic consequences. What exactly is the Mitzvah of drinking on Purim?
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