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Origin of Purim
Words nearby Purim
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We fasted for Yom Kippur, read from the Megillah for Purim, and said bruchas over every meal.A Jewish Ex-Con Recalls Keeping Kosher with the Faithful in Prison|Daniel Genis|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If this were the Purim story, Biden would be King Achashverosh.
Liberal Judaism has sadly been guilty of Pediatric Judaism for a long time, and not just on Purim.
He chides us liberals for not taking Purim seriously enough, for relegating it to “a play date for the kids.”
And if you want to take Purim seriously, as I do, neither should you.
The actors begin in a chanting way: "Good evening, my good people, do you know what Purim means?"
Even the name of God is not once mentioned, perhaps from a dread of its profanation during the Saturnalia of Purim.
The problem of the origin of the name Purim, however, can hardly be said to have received a final solution.
Many writers hold that it was the Passover, others that it was the feast of Purim, or some other Jewish celebration.Jesus the Christ|James Edward Talmage
"Drunk all the year round, sober at Purim," is a Jewish proverb, and people ought to know whence it comes.Yiddish Tales|Various