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  1. She Said No!

    Based on Chapter 1 of the Book of Esther

    Without her gown, He summoned her down
    Said it was his right, As a man with a crown
    He was obsessed; She should be undressed
    Vashti refused to be, a woman oppressed.

    CHORUS:
    She said “no” to the king,
    She said “no” to the king,
    She said “no-no-no-no-no-no-no”
    She said “no” to the king!

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/music/she-said-no

    Posted on: 2016/04/15 - 1:47pm

  2. Remembering Amalek text study

    The Torah commands us to “wipe out the memory of Amalek…do not forget!” (Deut. 25) What exactly does “Amalek” represent, and what might it mean to remember (or blot out) that memory? 

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/document/remembering-amalek

    Posted on: 2016/11/17 - 6:16pm

  3. Amalek text study

    The Torah commands us to “wipe out the memory of Amalek…do not forget!” (Deut. 25) But is Amalek an external enemy—or something inside us?

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/document/remembering-and-blotting-out-amalek

    Posted on: 2016/11/17 - 6:51pm

  4. Four Lessons We Learn from Purim DT Purim Tepperman

  5. Communal Mishlo'ach Manot

    “And therefore the Jews make the 14th of the month of Adar: a day of gladness and feasting, a holiday, and a day of sending choice portions to one another.” (Esther 9:19)

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/article/communal-mishloach-manot

    Posted on: 2017/04/21 - 12:16pm

  6. Purim D'var Torah Elyse Wechterman Jstreet 2020

    This d’var Torah for Purim was originally posted on the J Street website on March 5, 2020 as The Two-Way Street | Purim: The Danger Of A Single Story. It was based on the text study Purim, Prejudice and the Dangers of a Single Story (PDF) presented by American Jewish World Service.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/dvar-torah/purim-danger-single-story

    Posted on: 2020/03/06 - 9:48am

  7. Zakhor text study - Amalek - Out There or In Here?

    The Shabbat before the holiday of Purim is known as Shabbat Zakhor (“Remember!”). We read an additional Torah passage (Deuteronomy 25:17-19) recalling Amalek, a genocidal enemy from our distant past who is both the spiritual and physical ancestor of Haman, the villain of the Purim story.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/dvar-torah/amalek-out-there-or-here-text-study-shabbat-zakhor

    Posted on: 2021/02/19 - 10:20am

  8. Tetzaveh / Purim 2021 - Yael Ridberg

    Purim 2020 was the last in-person event celebrated by many Jewish communities around the country before the COVID-19 shutdown. Little did we understand that the essential psychological principle of Purim of hafichut – the reversibility of our world – would come to mean something even more profound than what we had come to expect. 

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/dvar-torah/righting-world-turned-upside-down

    Posted on: 2021/02/26 - 12:28pm