Making hamentaschen has been a powerful tradition for me throughout my entire life and brings me tremendous joy.
Purim has something for everyone. In celebrating the Purim, our tradition outlines four special mitzvot for the holiday.
According to a well-known custom, drinking – and drinking to excess – on Purim is required for Jews celebrating the holiday. What is the origin of this custom? Are Jews really required to get drunk on Purim?