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Hamantaschen, the crumbly, triangular pastry, may be the most recognizable symbol of Purim. The ones people commonly imagine are filled with poppy seeds or fruit jam. The most indulgent type has tended to be chocolate.
When I was asked to speak to the student body at Phillips Exeter Academy, I thought about the irony of the situation. When I was young, Exeter had very few Jewish students, all male, and those who were open about their Judaism felt isolated.