• Purim - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purim Purim (/ ˈ p ʊər ɪ m /; Hebrew: פּוּרִים (help · info) Pûrîm "lots", from the word פור pur, [2] related to Akkadian: pūru) is a Jewish holiday that ...
  • Purim, The Jewish Holiday - Meaning, Customs

    judaism.about.com/od/holidays/a/Purim.htm Purim is a festive Jewish holiday that celebrates the deliverance of the Jews from their enemies in the biblical Book of Esther. Purim is celebrated on the ...
  • What Is Purim? - Purim

    www.chabad.org/holidays/purim/article_cdo/aid/645309/.../What-is-Purim.htm 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 people ...
    • Purim | ReformJudaism.org

      www.reformjudaism.org/jewish-holidays/purim 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.
    • Purim | Jewish Virtual Library

      www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/holiday9.html Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. It commemorates a time when the Jewish people ...
    • Purim - Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on ...

      www.hebcal.com/holidays/purim Jewish holiday of Purim, begins at sundown on Wed, 23 March 2016. Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. It commemorates a time when ...
    • Purim - Celebration of Deliverance

      www.hebrew4christians.com/Holidays/Winter_Holidays/Purim/purim.html Purim is the joyous celebration of the deliverance of the Jewish people by Almighty God as told in the Book of Esther.
    • Purim - My Jewish Learning

      www.myjewishlearning.com/article/purim Basics Purim 101. Brush up on the basics of this holiday of reversals. At Home. A special festive meal, called Seudat Purim, is eaten on Purim afternoon.
    • Purim - Jewish Holidays

      www.ou.org/holidays/purim 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
    • BBC - Religions - Judaism: Purim

      www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/judaism/holydays/purim_1.shtml This article takes a look at the Jewish festival of Purim, including how it is celebrated and the Story of Esther, which the holiday commemorates.