Purim QuizPurim is the most carnivalesque Jewish holiday. It is a day when norms are subverted and reversed to commemorate the reversal of fortune recorded in the Book of Esther. How much do you know about Purim?
Question 1. Hamantashen get their name from the Yiddish meaning
Question 2. At the end of the Purim story, we hear that the Jews killed how many of their enemies?
Question 3. Matanot la'evyonim are
Gifts to the poor
Question 4. When is seudat Purim eaten?
Any time on Purim or Shushan Purim
Purim during the day
Question 5. On Purim we read the Book of Esther
Only if we're in the mood
Question 6. In the Purim story, the king's first wife is named
Question 7. In a leap year, what is the additional month in the Jewish calendar called?