A Lesson of Charity in the Frivolity of Purim

If we waited all year for the perfect time to give tzedakah, perhaps we would never give it at all. Therefore, why not tie the mitzvah of giving to the day which represents not order, but chaos; not perfection, but randomness.

It is no secret that we human beings are creatures of habit. We often don’t take the time to notice, but our days are dominated by tiny, yet consistent...