All Things Purim – A Comprehensive Resource Page (A Work in Progress)

Below you’ll find everything you need to prepare spiritually, technically, and intellectually for the holiday of Purim.  Hag purim Sameah!

 

- Intro Article on Purim Themes from the Walking With Series, with texts:

- http://www.ajula.edu/Media/pdf/u8%20-%20purim.pdf  (PDF)

 

- Purim Resources from the Rabbinical Assembly:

- http://www.rabbinicalassembly.org/jewish-law/holidays/purim

 

-Purim Resources from The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism:

- http://www.uscj.org/JewishLivingandLearning/ShabbatandHolidayInformation/Holidays/JewishHolidays/Purim/default.aspx

 

- Hassidic Lessons for Purim from Reb Mimi Feigelson:

a) How Do You Know You Are Truly Happy? http://www.zieglertorah.org/2012/03/07/how-do-you-know-you-are-truly-happy-special-for-purim-with-reb-mimi-feigelson-and-the-kedushat-levi/    (audio)

b) What If I Don’t Feel Happy on Purim? http://www.zieglertorah.org/?s=Purim   (audio)

 

- The Laws of Purim and Selected Halakhic Topics:

a) The Most Important Ritual Mitzvah of the Year: http://www.zieglertorah.org/2013/02/10/megillah-reading-the-essence/   (audio)

b) The Laws of Purim: http://www.zieglertorah.org/2011/03/11/laws-of-purim/   (audio)

c) Source Sheet on Drinking, Drunkenness and Purim: http://www.zieglertorah.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Purim-Drink-Short.pdf   (PDF)

d) Translated Medieval Ruling on Conflicting Sacred Texts (Torah and Megillah): http://www.zieglertorah.org/wp-content/uploads/feu_7e4d381c3ed152c2cf524e64df56cb3a/TD108.pdf

d) Translated Medieval Legal Ruling on the Festive Purim Meal: http://karovbemet.wordpress.com/2013/02/18/the-oh-so-very-late-purim-seudah/

e) Rabbi Isaac Klein on the Laws of Purim: http://www.zieglertorah.org/wp-content/uploads/feu_7e4d381c3ed152c2cf524e64df56cb3a/20130220084527799.pdf   (PDF)

e) Purim in ‘The Observant Life’http://www.rabbinicalassembly.org/story/purim-laws-customs?tp=339

f) Rabbi Brad Artson on Purim and Drinking: http://www.zieglertorah.org/wp-content/uploads/feu_7e4d381c3ed152c2cf524e64df56cb3a/20130220085100130.pdf  (PDF)

g) Rabbi Aaron Alexander on competing obligation and sacred scrolls: http://www.zieglertorah.org/2013/02/22/sacred-priorities-when-two-scrolls-collide-purim/  (audio)

 

- Articles and Divrei Torah:

a) Reb Mimi Feigelson on ‘Remembering and Forgetting – Zakhor: http://ziegler.aju.edu/Default.aspx?id=5376

b) Rabbi Cheryl Peretz, ‘Present in the Absence’: http://ziegler.ajula.edu/Default.aspx?id=5419

c) Dr. Gail Labovitz on Shabbat Zakhor and Paradox: http://ziegler.ajula.edu/Default.aspx?id=6664

d) Dr. Raymond Scheindlin on Purim: http://www.jtsa.edu/About_JTS/JTS_Stories/Celebrate_Purim_With_JTS/God_Helps_Those_Who_Help_Themselves.xml

e) Rabbi Mordechai Levin on Purim: http://www.rabbilevin.net/purim-life-is-unpredictable/

d) Rachel Gurevitz on Purim and the True Self: Here

 

- Purim Resources from Machon Hadar:

- http://www.mechonhadar.org/web/guest/Purim

 

- Megillat Esther Trope:

- http://www.zieglertorah.org/2010/02/08/trope-megillat-esther/

 

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