Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Purim

This picture was taken in 1934 in Tel Aviv. Is shows a young woman participating in the Purim Celebration. She is playing the part of Queen Esther. I really do not know much about the Purim Celebration, and hope someone can tell us more.

2 comments:

  1. Purim occurs in late February or March each year and celebrates the events in the Biblical Book of Esther. here's a good summary of the events, and observances.

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  2. Thank you for the picture, and Thank you, John, for the background info on "Purim."

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