Purim begins Saturday night, March 11 and continues through Sunday, March 12, 2017 (March 13 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 . . .