Tag Archives: Purim

Purim Sameach

Purim – What’s with that? The festival of Purim is sort of cross between Halloween and Mardi Gras (closer to the first on the spectrum) although the origins are completely different.

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Happy Purim

Chag Purim Sameach Purim revellers in costume, from a print originally in Leusden, Philologus Hebræo-Mixtus, 1657. Taken from the 1901-1906 Jewish Encyclopedia, now in the public domain.

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PuRim SaMeAcH

Happy Purim The cynics say that seizing the Klos-C was timed to coincide with the AIPAC conference but those really in-the-know see it was timed for Purim! The festival  celebrates the defeat of an ancient enemy in Persia, known today as the … Continue reading

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23 February 2013 Purim Sameach! Purim fun ‘trivia’ Unlike other facts in Five Minutes for Israel these ‘facts’ are not meticulously researched but copy pasted from various sources. If they don’t stand the most rigourous examination? Hey, it’s Purim! Purim … Continue reading

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Happy Purim

9th March 2012 Blessings for the Festival of Purim Purim is the Jewish festival where the children dress-up and the adults get drunk (or vice-versa?) The story took place in ancient Persia now Iran where an ancient enemy of the … Continue reading

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