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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 - March 12-13, 2017 - Chabad.org


Purim celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from the wicked Haman in the days of Queen Esther of Persia.

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 - 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 ...

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 - 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 - 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.

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


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