Purim | March 23-24, 2016 | March 11-12, 2017

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MORE Purim COVERAGE

Sundown: After Rocky Path, Hagel Is Confirmed

Plus breaking down who got their Hagel predictions wrong

The Dov Hikind Purim Backlash Grows

The Brooklyn assemblyman kind of apologizes for wearing blackface

Daybreak: Purim Costumes Gone Wrong in Brooklyn

Plus Israeli documentaries strike out at the Academy Awards

Coming Out for Purim

The Purim Superhero, a new picture book for Jewish children, includes gay parents. It’s about time.

A Very Modern Purimspiel

Stories about hidden identity, vegetarianism, and getting plastered, from four young comedy writers

Sundown: Chuck Hagel Gets Some Insurance

Plus ahead of nuclear talks, Iran upgrades its nuclear equipment

Daybreak: John Kerry to Visit Israel After All

Plus Ambassador Oren’s close link to the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane

Judaism’s Epic Food Fight

Each Purim, star academics like Milton Friedman and Alan Dershowitz debate: latkes or hamantaschen?

Sundown: Nigeria Foils Iranian Terror Cell

Plus the legacy of King Herod gets another look

Purim Gets Naughty

Women’s Purim costumes have gotten skimpier and sexier. I tried to buck the trend, but it didn’t go well.

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