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. Who is not mentioned in the Book of Esther
Question 2. When is seudat Purim eaten?
Any time on Purim or Shushan Purim
Purim during the day
Question 3. Matanot la'evyonim are
Gifts to the poor
Question 4. At the end of the Purim story, we hear that the Jews killed how many of their enemies?
Question 5. The Fast of Esther (Ta'anit Esther) is related to
The threat to destroy the Jewish people
The destruction of Jerusalem
The loss of the Jewish state
The death of Mordecai
Question 6. Packages of food and other small treats that are offered to friends and family are called
Question 7. Josephus, a Jewish historian of the first century of the Common Era, paraphrases the story of Esther in
The Antiquities of the Jews
The Early History of the Jews