My latest post over at PunkTorah.org explores the transformational power of food, especially during the Jewish month of Adar and the Purim tradition (mitzvah) of sending Mishloach Manot — baskets of food to family, friends or those in need. I explore the history of the tradition, the possible earth-based roots, and modern ways to think about how and why to do this. This post will have you thinking beyond hamentashen this Purim!
Ever thought of this tradition as a social justice issue?
Maybe you will…. Read on at PunkTorah.org