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
Learn about the Jewish holiday of Purim, from the Book of Esther. Includes a
recipe for hamentaschen (traditional holiday cookies).
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 celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from the wicked Haman in
the days of Queen Esther of Persia.
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 ...
In 2017, Purim begins begins at sunset on Saturday, March 11, and ends on
Sunday evening, March 12. Twice during the holiday, the Book of Esther is read.
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 (Hebrew: פּוּרִים, Pûrîm "lots", from the word pur, related to Akkadian pūru)
is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people ...
In the Book of Esther, we read that Purim is a time for "feasting and merrymaking,"
as well as for "sending gifts to one another and presents to the poor" (Esther ...
Purim, which literally means “lots,” is the holiday in which Jews commemorate
being saved from persecution in the ancient Persian Empire. According to the ...