The holiday of Purim falls on the Hebrew calendar date of Adar 14. Here are the coinciding secular dates for the upcoming years:
2014: March 15-16
2015: March 4-5
2016: March 23-24
2017: March 9&12
Note: The Jewish calendar date begins at sundown of the night beforehand. Thus holiday observances begin at sunset of the first secular date listed (with the Purim Night Megillah reading taking place that evening), and the holiday concludes at nightfall the following day.
We need more Queen Esthers today. How righteous and inspiring the women of the
January 23, 2013
Re 2013 Purim
In 2013 we read the megillah Saturday evening, February 23, and Sunday night, February 24. Check out this link for a handy printable guide
Mrs. Chana Benjaminson mychabad.org
January 23, 2013
What night do we read the megilla, this year in America
December 15, 2012
For such a time as this
Praise God for Esther, and her courage saved the Jewish people from that wicked Haman. God can use anyone to do his will and see that the Messiah would come as promised. Satan has been trying to hinder the plan of God, but through his providence God had this great woman of God in the kingdom for such a time as this. May we be like her today, and see that Israel is saved from all of their enemies.
March 7, 2012
Let us not forget that since the time of Esther, the Persians have been trying to kill the Jews. And what do we call the Persians today... the Iranians. May G-d preserve us all.
Hoekom Jy My Haat Wash., DC, USA
March 3, 2012
To all the Jews, may G-d cause his face to shine on you and make you fruitful. Have a happy and blessed Purim.
Gerzon Flamenco Cudahy, California
February 13, 2012
We will be celebrating Purim with my Bible students in Peru. It is awesome to remember G_d's protection for His people. He is still the same yesterday, today and forever. Shalom!!!
Irene Abancay, Peru
May 3, 2011
Jewish feasts and festivals
I am a Christian but I find that celebrating the Jewish festivals really enriches my own faith. Well done Israel, and shalom
Christopher Little Morrinsville, New Zealand
February 27, 2010
today more than ever with our enemies alive and we alive we have to celebrate with all our strengh and heart the salvations of g-d.