Purim

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Purim party

Purim brings hope and a yearning for normalcy

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Purim is not just another holiday to add to the list of what’s been transformed by the pandemic. For many, it is the last holiday...

Four Stories for the Four Mitzvot of Purim

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A monthslong party, a beauty contest, and feasts. Deception, intrigue, and a reversal of fortunes. A queen with a secret, a sagely mentor, and...

Purim Around Town

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Nothing says Purim like a carnival. Or 10. Here’s a list of goings-on around Baltimore to celebrate the Purim season. Put on your favorite...

Satire: Pikesville Grogger Duo to Tour the World

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In only two years, the experimental all-grogger noise-band Grogger Doom not only has established an indispensable presence in Baltimore’s underground noise scene, but it...

Satire: Best Cellphone Plans for Calling Your Mother

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With so many cellphone companies, it can be hard to determine which one is best for keeping in touch with your aging parents. I...

Satire: Johns Hopkins Genetic Engineers Develop New Species: The Kosher Crab

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For generations, kosher Marylanders have been unable to enjoy the most famous and delectable seafood the bountiful Chesapeake Bay has to offer: Maryland blue...

Satire: Do You Know What Your Jewish Teens Are Texting?

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Are you confused by what your Jewish teen is texting? Sometimes it seems like they have a language all their own, and it’s hard...

Satire: Jews For Jesus: ‘We’re Actually Christian Now’

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After years of being questioned about their faith, Jews for Jesus have finally come to a conclusion. “Yes, it’s true. After much deliberation, I can...

Purim Satire: Concerning Mr. Kushner …

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About your story last week on Mr. Jared Kushner, well, not about him, about the things he did. Maybe he did, maybe he didn’t....

Purim: It’s Time to Celebrate!

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It’s been a long winter, hasn’t it? And winter isn’t over yet. All the more reason to jump into Purim with both feet (hopefully...