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Purim commemorates a time when Jewish people were saved from death around the fourth century BCE, according to the Book of Esther.
Purim is celebrated annually according to the Hebrew calendar on the 14th day
of the Hebrew month of Adar (and on Adar II in Hebrew leap years that take ...
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 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
is a Jewish festival which commemorates the deliverance of Jews from Persia and from the efforts of Haman to destroy them, as recorded in the book of Esther. On the sabbath immediately before Purim
, it is traditional to read what is known as the "Parshat Zachor" ... More »
Purim celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from the wicked Haman in
the days of Queen Esther of Persia.
Laws, customs, recipes and inspiring videos and articles relating to the Jewish
holiday of Purim.
Esther, Mordechai, Haman and Ahasuerus all come to life in the full version of the
dramatic and suspenseful Purim story.
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 ...
Basic and advanced topics relating to Purim, its meaning and observance. The
most complete information source on Purim on the web, from the Orthodox Union.