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).
Laws, customs, recipes and inspiring videos and articles relating to the Jewish
holiday of Purim.
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 ...
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 is the joyous celebration of the deliverance of the Jewish people by
Almighty God as told in the Book of Esther.
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.
Information and dvrei Torah (words of Torah) for the holiday of Purim.
The joyous holiday of Purim celebrates the salvation of the Jews from the wicked
Haman, through the leadership of Queen Esther and her cousin Mordecai.
One of the most festive and popular of the Jewish holidays, Purim celebrates the
deliverance of the Jews from their imminent doom at the hands of their enemies ...