Purim Party

Fun ways to remember

Purim parties are a fun way to learn, teach and remember God's faithfulness to his covenant people.

A good Purim party will have good food, games, and a Purim spiel (play).

Below are resources to help inspire you.

Recipes for Hamantaschen

Hamantaschen is the three-cornered pastry with fruit fillings, designed to remind you of Haman's hat, his pocket, or his ear.

Try these recipes:

Hamantaschen by xeno4ka from Pixabay
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These days should be remembered and kept throughout every generation, in every clan, province, and city, and that these days of Purim should never fall into disuse among the Jews, nor should the commemoration of these days cease among their descendants. (Esther 9:28)

Projects for kids

See the Bible Belt Balabusta website for hands-on, projects for kids and ideas for a Purim carnival.

Whenever we hear the name of evil Haman, we boo and hiss and make noise, often with a gragger (ratchet noisemaker).

Here are two ideas on how to make your own gragger:

 

Purim party 2008
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... then he said to me, “Prophesy to the breath; prophesy, son of man, and say to it, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: Come, breath, from the four winds and breathe into these slain, that they may live.’” So I prophesied as he commanded me, and breath entered them; they came to life and stood up on their feet—a vast army.
Ezekiel 37:9-10