Increasing Purim’s Joy

Purim is coming and the inhabitants of my house are giddy with anticipation. It has long been a favorite holiday ...

Purim History

How the events chronicled in the Book of Esther inspired a holiday.

Special Purims

Local celebrations echoing the Purim theme have been instituted by communities throughout Jewish history.

Purim Foods

Jews around the world enjoy a variety of foods on Purim.

Alcohol on Purim

Are Jews really obligated to drink to the point of not knowing the difference between Haman and Mordecai?

Purim and Halloween

An ideological face-off.

Purim 2019

In 2019, Purim begins at sundown on Wednesday, March 20.

Purim 2022

In 2022, Purim begins at sunset on Wednesday, March 16.

Purim 2015

Everything you need to know about Purim 2015.