Purim

Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people in the ancient Persian Empire from destruction in the wake of a plot by Haman, a story recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther. According to the Book of Esther, in the Hebrew Bible, Haman, royal vizier to King Ahasuerus, planned to kill all the Jews in the empire, but his plans were foiled by Mordecai and his adopted daughter Queen Esther. The day of deliverance b... View more

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12/03/2015

Purim Senses Song

Purim is a magical time of miracles and fun. We can enjoy Purim with all of our 5 Senses. We can HEAR the Megillah, TASTE the yummy Purim meal, SME...
02/09/2016

Half-Shekel Equality

What is the significance of the 1/2 shekel and why did God command the Jewish nation to donate in halves and not wholes?
01/07/2016

Why do Jewish holidays begin at nightfall?

Why does the Jewish "Day" begin the night before?
09/04/2014

IV. Offenders LIable To Capital Punishment 9. He Who Offers His Children To M...

Tractate Sanhedrin: IV. Offenders Liable to Capital Punishment: 9. He who offers his Children to Moloch
09/19/2014

Shaykh al-Albani Recites from Suratul-Furqan (the Criterion) of the Quran

Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani (Arabic: محمد ناصر الدين الألباني‎) (1914 -- October 2, 1999) famous throughout the Muslim world for his Albanian, Eu...
09/21/2014

Esther In Young'S LIteral Translation Of The Bible

Young's Literal Translation of the Bible: Esther
09/21/2014

Additions To Esther In World English Bible

World English Bible: Additions to Esther
09/21/2014

Esther In Basic English Bible

Basic English Bible: Esther
09/21/2014

Esther In World English Bible

World English Bible: Esther

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