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Jewish Holidays

Adar: What’s So Funny?

March 9, 2022, by

Frivolity, gaiety, and laughter. These traits are not generally associated with Yiddishkeit, yet they so characterize the Purim season. A deeper understanding of what laughter is all about will shed light not only on this period, but on why the year-round psyche of a Jew and why he never despairs.