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In Judaism

What is Purim?

Purim dates back to the Biblical Queen Esther. The royal vizier, Haman, had set a plot into motion to wipe out all of the Jews. Esther became aware of the plot and went to Kin (MORE)
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What does Purim mean?

Answer   The purim is a Jewish holy day to commemorate their deliverance from the evil Haman tried to do to them. Read the book of Esther   The Hebrew word "pur" means (MORE)
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What is purim about?

Purim is celebrating on Adar 14. It is to thank Esther for saving the Jews when the evil Haman was trying to get everybody to get against the Jews and fight them on Adar the 1 (MORE)
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Why is Purim is called Purim?

Purim comes from Pur which means "casting lots" which is what Haman did to decide what day the Purim massacre would be on. Source: Esther 9:26 - Wherefore they called these da (MORE)
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What are the mitzvot of purim?

There are 4 mitzvot that are performed on Purim: Reading of the Megillat Esther (the book of Esther)Matanot L'Evyonim or Gifts to the poor - One must give charity gifts to at (MORE)
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When was Purim established?

The oldest mention of Purim is from the first century historian Josephus, who mentions the origins of Purim in his book: "Antiquities of the Jews." He follows the Hebrew Book (MORE)
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How does purim end?

If you are talking about the story of Purim, the villain, Haman, was identified by Esther, and the King had him and his brothers executed, instead of the Jews.
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What can you not eat on Purim?

There is no distinction between what foods a person can/can't eat  on Purim as opposed to any other day of the year.    On Purim, you should not eat anything from whic (MORE)