Purim begins Thursday night, February 25 and continues through Friday, February 26, 2021 (February 27-28 in Jerusalem)


The festival of Purim commemorates the Divinely orchestrated salvation of the Jewish people in the ancient Persian Empire 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 about Purim