Purim begins Monday night, March 9 and continues through Wednesday, March 11, 2020 (March 12 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 . . .