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Readings for Purim
Adar II 14, 5782
March 17, 2022

Purim Torah Reading in a Nutshell

On Purim we celebrate our deliverance from the death decree issued by the Persian prime minister Haman, who was of Amalekite ancestry.

The brief Purim morning Torah reading recounts the original battle between Amalek and the Israelites, waged in the Sinai Desert nearly a millennium before the Purim events.

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