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Purim Activities

Purim Activities

Purim Activities

Purim Activities

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  • Purim, a Jewish holiday in late winter, celebrates Queen Esther and her cousin Mordechai and how they saved the Jews of Persia from an extermination plot by Haman, the king’s vizier. Central to the observance is a public reading – usually in the synagogue – of the Book of Esther (M’gillat Esther, the M’gillah), which tells the story of the holiday.

  • Purim costumes are a time-honored tradition dating back to the 16th century. Here is a list of Jewishly themed Purim costumes that are fun for the whole family. Get creative with them!

  • Try this family's unique way of engaging children in tikkun olam by helping the homeless.

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