Articles in "Purim"

Israel Celebrates Purim amid Restrictions, Illegal Parties

Israel celebrated the three-day holiday of Purim that commenced on Thursday and was marked through Sunday amid restrictions to stem the ...

Govt. Approves COVID-19 Night Curfew on Purim

The government convened on Tuesday night and approved the Health Ministry's outline for Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions during the ...

Netanyahu: Iran Will Fail like Haman Did 2,500 Years Ago

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invoked the story of Purim and the downfall of the wicked Haman, who sought the Jewish nation's ...

One of World’s Oldest Complete Esther Scrolls Finds its Final Home in Jerusalem

One of the world's oldest known Esther scrolls, also known as a megillah, has found its final home in Jerusalem after recently being gifted ...

Dramatic 78% Increase in Jewish Visits on Temple Mount During Purim

315 Jews ascended the Temple Mount during the three days of the Fast of Esther and Purim, a dramatic 78% increase compared to last year ...

Adults with Special Needs Celebrate Purim with Patients at Haifa Hospital

People with Special Needs from the Tzohar Halev housing network arrived at the oncology department of Rambam Hospital in Haifa on Sunday to ...

Masks and Corona: Israelis Prepare to Celebrate Purim with Corona Scare

The global spread of Coronavirus has forced Jewish communities around the world to modify their Purim celebrations to ensure that the ...

Costumes, Parades Rule the Day as Israel Celebrates Purim

Thousands of people capitalized on a cloudless sky and unseasonably warm temperatures around the country Thursday to celebrate the holiday ...

Ultra-Orthodox Hang IDF Soldiers in Effigy

Jerusalem Police clashed with ultra-Orthodox (haredi) Jews in the Meah Shearim neighborhood Monday after local residents hung three ...

Israel Parties in the Purim Spirit

Israel has been on a partying binge since Friday, taking full advantage of the fact that this year Purim falls on a Sunday, giving much of ...