Shalom everyone! The holiday of Purim, also known as “Lots,” is celebrated each year on the 14th day of the Twelve Month (Adar… 932 more words
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Purim begins Wednesday night, February 28 and continues through Thursday, March 1, 2018 (March 2 in Jerusalem)
The festival of Purim commemorates the salvation of the Jewish people in ancient Persia from Haman’s plot “to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews, young and old, infants and women, in a single day.” It is celebrated with Megillah readings, gifts of food, charity, feasting, and merriment.