Purim Practices

| Purim / 5783 | Holidays

The Jews ordained and took upon themselves and upon their descendants… that these days of Purim should not cease from among the Jews, nor the memory of them perish from among their descendants… to observe these days of Purim at their appointed time.

(Esther 9:27-31)

The Laws of Purim from A Guide to Jewish Religious Practice by Rabbi Isaac Klein

There are only four commandments for Purim. Learn more about them here.

  1. Hearing the Megillah
  2. Mishloach Manot – Giving food to friends
  3. Matanot LaEvyonim – Giving gifts to the poor
  4. Purim Seudah – A special Purim feast


Deepening Relationships on Purim
with Rabbi Amichai Lau-Lavie
Using the practice of mishloah manot to connect with family and friends