This remnant of the Second Temple is an important symbol in Judaism.
The festival served as a repudiation of idolatry.
Anti-Semitism & Bigotry
The accusation that blood was used to make wine or matzah for Passover was a pretext for attacks on Jews.
Northern Jews come to the aid of the southern Jewish community.
Local celebrations echoing the Purim theme have been instituted by communities throughout Jewish history.
A well-known story that weaves together Tu Bishvat, tree-planting and the rebuilding of Israel