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Why Do We Give on Purim?

Students unscramble the Purim narrative in order to understand why we give mishloach manot (gifts of food) and matanot l’evyonim (gifts for the poor). Then, students get their creative juices flowing as they prepare their own gift packages.

Purim - Why Do We Give On Purim (488.1 KiB, 1492 downloads)
Purim - Purim Narrative Summary (142.7 KiB, 729 downloads)