Category Archives: Jewish Holidays

Purim and Mishloach Manot

Why Mishloach Manot? The festival of Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. It celebrates the redemption of the Jewish people in ancient Persia from Haman’s plot of genocide. In the aftermath of their salvation, the Book of Esther states (verse 19): “Therefore the Jews of the villages, […]