Tag Archives: Purim
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.
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.
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
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