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Purim - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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 | The ...

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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 ...

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? - Questions & Answers - 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 Do We Dress Up on Purim? - On wearing costumes on the ...

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Dear Rabbi: Why is it the custom to wear costumes on the Jewish holiday of Purim? Answer: There are several reasons given for the age-old custom to dress up ...

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Feb 24, 2015 ... Learn more about what the Jewish celebration of Purim is all about!

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

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Mar 5, 2015 ... Mordechai and Esther declared the 14th day of the Jewish month of Adar to be the holiday of Purim for all generations. Purim is known to Jews ...

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 ...