Purim begins Wednesday evening, March 23 and continues through Thursday, March 24, 2016 (March 25 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. Read more . . .