Did You Know? Countdown to Purim 2009 (03/06)

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore About the Jewish Holiday of Purim

March 06 : 03 days till Purim

Did you know that on Purim, children dress up in costume for Purim parades and carnivals? Traditional fare includes little Queen Esthers. Of course, modern day revelers also dress up as Disney Princesses and Super Heroes.

The most festive of Jewish holidays, Purim is a time of prizes, noisemakers, costumes and treats. The Festival of Purim commemorates a major victory over oppression and is recounted in the Megillah, the scroll of the story of Esther. Purim begins at sundown on the 09th of March.

Visit our Purim celebration for Purim Costume and Mask ideas!

We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fun fact each day as we countdown to Purim! So stop by again tomorrow or for those with no patience you can visit our Purim celebration for our list of Did You Know? Purim facts.



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