Eve of Purim

(Feast of Lots) Observance begins at sundown. Celebrates the rescue of the Jews of ancient Persia from a plot to destroy them as related in the Book of Esther, which is read at this time. Purim is a joyous holiday, celebrated by wearing of costumes, giving gifts to friends, giving to the poor, and socializing. Preceded by the Fast of Esther, Purim is a day of feasting.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Event Type

Religious Observance, Holidays & Observances

Event Topic

Religious & Spiritual

Group
Jewish Community
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