Rabbi Sharon Brous is the founding rabbi of IKAR, a community of inspiration and experimentation dedicated to reclaiming and reinvigorating Jewish tradition and practice in Los Angeles and throughout the Jewish world. Photo courtesy of IKAR

COMMENTARY: On Purim, seize the day

(RNS) Purim is an exercise in radical spiritual destabilization, the one day each year when Judaism’s otherwise exacting tradition recognizes that sometimes drunken revelry is a supremely reasonable response to the world.