Purim - פורים

When: March 1, 2018
Summary: Purim is a holiday that is embraced and celebrated by the whole of Israel beyond its original religious roots.

Event Details

Time to find that special costume! The Book of Esther tells the story of the evil Haman, the royal vizier to King Ahasuerus who planned to kill all the Jews in the empire, but his plans were foiled by Mordecai and Queen Esther. The day of deliverance, Purim is a time for feasting and rejoicing. Find the Israeli Purim celebration closest to you and join in the Purim street parties with a carnival-like atmosphere!