Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people
from Haman, who was planning to kill all the Jews.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
... noisemakers in the synagogue, and required drunkenness. Purim is thus
sometimes nicknamed "the Jewish Mardi Gras" or "the Jewish Halloween." Purim
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 ...
Mar 23, 2016 ... The celebration of Purim has become something of a Halloween-like celebration
for Jewish Americans. The holiday, which begins Wednesday ...