The joyous festival of Purim is approaching. My children are so excited. The excitement brings back such vivid memories of my own childhood.
I remember attending synagogue to listen to the Megillah. I was so proud of my Purim costume. I would help my mother decorate the traditional Purim baskets that we gave to our friends and acquaintances. The adults were all singing and dancing after drinking a little too much whisky and we the children were always feeling a bit queasy after eating one too many Purim sweets. What fun! What memories! [Read more…]