Did You Know? Countdown to Purim (03/19)

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

Mar 19 : Purim begins tonight @ sundown

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.

Related link: Easy to Make Purim Costumes

The most festive of Jewish holidays, Purim is a time of noisemakers, costumes and tasty 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 tonight @ sundown (Saturday March 19, 2011).



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