Adar is a time of increasing joy. See a painting welcoming a Torah, a flute boy getting rid of evil decrees, and learn about Purim Kattan, little Purim.
Purim mask – a mask is a symbol of “hidden.” Purim mishloach manot made out of decorated oatmeal containers with Purim wrapping paper, colored hamantaschen and Esther pointing at Haman illustration.
I started this sketch of Esther pointing out Haman to Ahashverosh of Persia way back in December. It is based on an old painting – if you want, you can look it up. I liked the idea of the boldness of Esther. Is she someone to emulate? Can we find evil and point it out? […]
Review of cardinals, mishloach manot, challot, wine glass watercolor, Shabbat watercolor, blue jay, chickadee, finches, Purim, agunot, JPiX, and bok choy
Purim is coming – see Esther, Ahashverosh and Haman illustrated. Oatmeal containers are decorated for shaloch manot.
Can you name the characters from the Book of Esther in this drawing?
Containers for Mishloach Manot
forsythia, JPIX, Public History and a seder, networking, a magical tree, Amalek and Purim are all part of my weekly blog review.
Hamantaschen, three-cornered baked goods for Purim, can be filled with sweets, jam, prune, chocolate chips or even savories like spinach.
Jewish month of Adar starts this week; when Adar comes, our sages tell us, we increase in happiness. But we need to temper our happiness because of the anniversary of the Merkaz HaRav massacre. Also, remember to drink responsibly.