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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. This took place in the ancient  ...

Judaism 101: Purim


Learn about the Jewish holiday of Purim, from the Book of Esther. Includes a recipe for hamentaschen (traditional holiday cookies).

Purim | Jewish Virtual Library


Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. It commemorates a time when the Jewish people living in Persia were saved from ...

Purim | ReformJudaism.org


Purim is celebrated with a public reading—usually in the synagogue—of the Book of Esther (Megillat Esther), which tells the story of the holiday. Under the rule ...

Purim - My Jewish Learning


This year, Purim begins at sunset on Wednesday, March 23, and ends on Thursday evening, March 24. Twice during the holiday, the Book of Esther is read .

Purim - Orthodox Union


Purim commemorates our salvation from Haman. We read Megilat Esther, eat a festive meal, send mishloach manot to friends and matanot l'evyonim to the poor.

Purim 101 - My Jewish Learning


When is Purim 2016? Click here to find out! Purim, or the Feast of Lots, is a joyous holiday that recounts the saving of the Jews from a threatened ...

Purim - Celebration of Deliverance - Hebrew for Christians


Purim is the joyous celebration of the deliverance of the Jewish people by Almighty God as told in the Book of Esther.

What is Purim? Learn All About the Jewish Holiday Purim - Tori Avey


Purim, which literally means “lots,” is the holiday in which Jews commemorate being saved from persecution in the ancient Persian Empire. According to the ...

Purim | Torah.org


Information and dvrei Torah (words of Torah) for the holiday of Purim.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at sundown - Thursday, March 24, 2016
Purim commemorates a time when Jewish people were saved from death around the fourth century BCE, according to the Book of Esther.
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What Is Purim? - Purim - Chabad.org


The jolly festival of Purim is celebrated every year on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar (late winter/early spring). It commemorates the salvation of the ...

Purim 2016 - Megillat Esther, Laws, Costumes, Hamentashen ...


Laws, customs, recipes and inspiring videos and articles relating to the Jewish holiday of Purim.

Purim - Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the ...


Purim (Hebrew: פּוּרִים, Pûrîm "lots", from the word pur, related to Akkadian pūru) is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people ...