(February 25) Today we're observing . . .  Ta’Anit Ester

Ta’Anit Ester (Jewish)
The Fast of Esther marks the three-day* fast observed according to the Book of Esther by the Jewish people in Persia. Observed on the 13th day of the Hebrew month of Adar, Ta’anit Esther concludes with the commencement of the festive Jewish holiday of Purim.

*began last night at sundown

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