The heroine of the Purim story is portrayed in contradictory ways in the biblical book that bears her name.
From hamantaschen to the Megillah, what you need to know about this holiday that falls on March 1.
Everything you need to know about Purim 2017.
From Esther's vegetarianism to the Jewish leap year, things that might surprise you.
Everything you need to know about Purim 2016.
Everything you need to know about Purim 2014.
Key vocabulary for this raucous holiday
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
The purported burial site of Purim's Persian queen was a pilgrimage site for Iran's Jews.
The new tradition of waving a flag when Esther and Vashti's names are mentioned celebrates the triumph of these Purim heroines.
Purim is a joyous holiday that celebrates the saving of the Jews from a threatened massacre in ancient Persia.