Home » Glossary » Gragger


Lit. Destruction.
The noise makers sounded on Purim during the reading of the Megilla¬†every time the evil Haman’s name is mentioned, thus fulfilling the commandment to wipe out his memory.

The Reconstructionist Network

Get the latest from Ritualwell

Subscribe for the latest rituals, online learning opportunities, and unique Judaica finds from our store.