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Purim in Israel

/ March 9, 2017/ Articles, Israel

Purim is Sunday March 12, 2017 (starting Saturday March 11 at sundown) Purim is the Jewish holiday which commemorates the events that took place in the biblical book of Esther. Jewish traditions include the reading of the Megillah (מגילה‎‎, meaning scroll, referring to the book of Esther), dressing up in costumes and giving Mishloach Manot (משלוח מנות, meaning sending of portions, referring to the gift packages we give on Purim).

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