Photos: Purim Holiday celebrations in Israel
Vern Williams Posted by vwilliams on 2013-02-22 08:10:02 tags: photos
The Jewish holiday of Purim commemorates the Jews’ salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther which is read in synagogues. Other customs include: sending food parcels and giving charity; dressing up in masks and costumes; eating a festive meal; and public celebration.
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