Let's Learn about Purim

Explore the deeper meaning behind the joyous festival of Purim, by reading about this holiday based on the events that occurred in the book of Esther from Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein’s book, How Firm a Foundation, listening to podcasts from Rabbi Eckstein’s Holy Land Moments broadcast, watching a video from Rabbi Eckstein’s teachings on this holiday, or reading an overview of the holiday.

Purim

In his popular book How Firm a Foundation, Rabbi Eckstein explains about the observance of Purim, the most joyous festival in the Jewish year.

The Jewish Roots of Christianity: Purim

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains the Jewish celebration of Purim and its origins in the book of Esther in this informative video.

The Story of Purim: Part 1

Rabbi Eckstein explains Purim, a time when the Jews were saved from destruction through the brave action of Queen Esther as recounted in the book of Esther.

The Story of Purim: Part 2

Rabbi Eckstein continues his explanation of Purim, a time when the Jews were saved from destruction through the brave action of Queen Esther as recounted in the book of Esther.

Purim: Behind the Scenes

Rabbi Eckstein shares that one of the underlying themes of Purim is the mysterious way in which God acts in the world.

Purim's Lessons and Celebrations

Rabbi Eckstein shares some lessons from the holiday of Purim inspired by the book of Esther.

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