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Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, who was planning to kill all the Jews.

Why Purim is More Than Just the Jewish Version of Halloween ...

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Mar 13, 2014 ... As Orthodox Jews, I explained to her, we don't celebrate Halloween. ... “We have a holiday in the spring called Purim where the kids dress up in ...

What is Purim? - Fact Monster

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The joyous holiday of Purim celebrates the salvation of the Jews from the wicked ... referred to as the "Jewish Mardi Gras" or "Jewish Halloween" by non-Jews.

Do Jews Celebrate Halloween? - Chabad.org

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I know its origins aren't very "Jewish," but I'm worried that my kids will feel left out if ... Forget about Halloween and wait for Purim to turn the neighborhood upside ...

Why Purim, Judaism's Answer to Halloween, Shook My Faith | New ...

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Mar 5, 2015 ... How Purim, Judaism's Boozy Rejoinder to Halloween, Shook My Faith ... Purim is known to Jews of many stripes, of course, but it's the Hasidim ...

Is Purim the Jewish Halloween? - Truths You Can Use - Beliefnet

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Purim is not the Jewish Halloween. This is a common misconception because Purim does involve dressing up. Yet, it is not only a fun-filled holiday. It actually ...

Why Purim is So Much More Than the Jewish Halloween – Kveller

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Mar 2, 2015 ... Since Purim is a holiday that's not necessarily on the radar of people unconnected to the Jewish world, whenever I find myself needing to ...

Purim - ReligionFacts

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... noisemakers in the synagogue, and required drunkenness. Purim is thus sometimes nicknamed "the Jewish Mardi Gras" or "the Jewish Halloween." Purim is ...

Why Purim should be the ultimate hipster Jewish holiday - JTA

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Mar 20, 2016 ... In Israel, Purim is the equivalent of the American Halloween. Religious and secular Jews wear costumes, party with their friends and generally ...

The Feminist History of the Jewish Holiday of Purim | TIME

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Mar 23, 2016 ... The celebration of Purim has become something of a Halloween-like celebration for Jewish Americans. The holiday, which begins Wednesday ...

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Purim and Halloween - My Jewish Learning

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Reprinted with permission from Jewish Family & Life! Recently, someone asked me whether I liked Purim better than Halloween. It seemed like su ...

Is Purim The Jewish Halloween? Some Jews Say No | Huffington Post

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Mar 2, 2012 ... WASHINGTON (RNS) Debby Levitt's four children are dressing up big time for Purim, one of the more raucous of Jewish holidays, which begins ...

Halloween and Jews? - Being Jewish

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Purim is a holiday with a lot more fun in it than Halloween. Not only that, but on Purim we wear disguises and give gifts of food to friends and gifts of money ...