Purim begins Saturday night, March 11 and continues through Sunday, March 12, 2017 (March 13 in Jerusalem)

What Is Purim?

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 . . .