February 24, 2015
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by Amanda Satsky   Purim is rapidly approaching, and we’re getting excited for intricate costumes, games, dancing, and carnival-like celebrations. However, there’s one aspect of Purim that we just can’t get enough of: hamantaschen. Why do Jews eat hamantaschen pastries on Purim, you may ask? First, to commemorate the Jews’ escape from evil Haman’s grasp.