So you want to celebrate Purim, but you’re home and social distancing. Oddly enough, Purim can be the perfect holiday for social distancing! In a community of “scattered” people, the practice of Mishloah Manot – giving gift baskets of sweets and wine to help others in the community celebrate the holiday with a festive meal, even from afar – became common practice. So in a year that’s decidedly ‘scattered’ in all senses of the word, here’s a quick rundown of where to buy hamantaschen in DC.
The definitive DC listicle of Hamantaschen: (ICYW: A hamantaschen is a three cornered cookie filled with something sweet – often jam – and named after Haman, the villain of the Purim story.)
P.S. Know a spot where you can buy hamantaschen not mentioned? Comment below!
About the Author: Andrea Deck is a DC native who currently works with HoneymoonIsrael, helping to make the Jewish community more accessible to couples around the DMV. She also loves to connect to the incredible and diverse community of Jewish women in the DMV through organizations like Svivah and JWI. In her “down” time, she lives with her husband in Adams Morgan and loves coffee, knitting, and everything DC.
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