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This Hamentashen-making session looks at the symbolism of 3 within the megillah and beyond.
This session is about building friendships through giving and the importance of a genuine compliment. This can be run for Purim or any time to discuss the importance of unity, friendship and working together.
Teens will learn the story of Purim by working in groups and learning to look beneath the surface.
Love is Giving
Love is all about giving, Purim is a festival of community love and sharing. Explore why we give Mishloach Manos on Purim and make some to give out.
The 4 Mitzvos of Purim
A printable page outlining the 4 mitzvos of Purim: Megillah, Matanot L’Evyonim, Mishloach Manot, and Seudah.
An infographic explaining the fundamentals of Purim.
Purim Shiur or Chaburah Companion
Compilation of Torah sources about the decree against the Jewish people in the Purim Story and their subsequent salvation. Addresses many essential and interesting questions about the Purim story with numerous sources.
Rising to the Occasion
This text based-session discusses the etymology of the word “Jew” and how it relates to the Purim story.
Mordechai and Approval Ratings
How does a leader make good decisions? How does a leader balance initiative and faith? To what extent should there be a strong presence of Jewish leadership in the diaspora? A text based session looking at Mordechai’s leadership in the Megillah to provide discussion and answers to these questions.
Megillas Esther Playbill
A playbill designed for the story of Megilas Esther. Includes a list of characters, and summaries for each “scene.” Used at NCSY’s National Yarchei Kallah.