― Chag Sameach! That means "happy holiday" and is a common greeting around Purim time, a Jewish holiday celebrating the death of the Persian King Ahashuerus’ wicked chief advisor, Haman, who planned to destroy all the Jewish people in the country. In honor of the Persian king's hanging, we indulge in tasty triangle-shaped cookies that resemble Haman's hat and symbolize his demise. Purim is always a big celebration, with lots of drinking and dancing and costume-wearing. This year I'll be attending [...].