PunkTorah’s Virtual Mishloach Manot

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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 … [Continue reading]

Adar: Food as Transformation

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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

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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…

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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

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Learn more by signing up * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name GREAT NEWS! We developing an online bnai mitzvah program at our sister website Darshan … [Continue reading]