PunkTorah’s Virtual Mishloach Manot


Every Purim we give mishloach manot, little goodie bags filled with cookies, candies, airplane bottles of booze…you know, whatever you are into.

Unfortunately, an online community doesn’t have virtual mishloach manot. And while 3D printers can do amazing things, we haven’t managed to find one that can bake the perfect poppyseed hamentaschen from digital schematics.

So instead, we offer you this grab bag of of favorite Purim treats on PunkTorah. And since giving tzedakah is part of the Purim experience, we hope you’ll give a suggested $18.00 donation to support all our hard work providing Jewish community to over 300,000 people every year.


Almond Hamentaschen Recipe


Kid Friendly Feminist Purim Lesson Plan

Adar: Food As Transformation

For Kids

Paper Plate Hamentaschen and Purim Masks

Other Fun Stuff

Purim Shpiel with Ketzirah

If You Only Come To Shul Twice A Year

Adar: Food as Transformation


What so many of us know about the holiday of Purim is what we can remember from the reading of the Megilah, getting to scream and yell in Synagogue, and, well, getting really...really....lit. Nothing like a Jewish holiday where we are actually … [Continue reading]

Adar: Enter the Purim Shpiel


Yes -- it's time for Purim!  Who doesn't love Purim?  They tried to kill us, they failed, we kicked their @$$ to the 7th generation -- LET'S PARTY!!!! Over on my own site, I waxed poetic (and ritual) about the hamantaschen.  Over at , you can find … [Continue reading]

If You Only Come to Shul Twice a Year…


Editor's note: while High Holidays are nowhere near our calendar right now, this old piece is important because it showcases what Purim means, as well as some timely advice for Jews who are unaffiliated. Looking ahead toward the High Holidays, I … [Continue reading]

Online Bar and Bat Mitzvah Program


We are strongly considering developing an online bnai mitzvah program at our sister website Darshan Yeshiva. Here is what the know so far... Kids and Adult Programs There would be an adult and kids bnai mitzvah program. Don't worry, these are … [Continue reading]