Wednesday, March 04, 2015
- Thursday, March 05, 2015
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 ...
Learn about the Jewish holiday of Purim, from the Book of Esther. Includes a
recipe for hamentaschen (traditional holiday cookies).
The 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 Jewish ...
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 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
Laws, customs, recipes and inspiring videos and articles relating to the Jewish
holiday of Purim.
This year, Purim begins at sunset on Wednesday, March 4, and ends on
Thursday evening, March 5. Twice during the holiday, the Book of Esther is read.
It is the ...
Purim is the joyous celebration of the deliverance of the Jewish people by
Almighty God as told in the Book of Esther.