Every Person's Guide to Purim

Jason Aronson, Inc., 2001

The annual celebration of Purim helped the Jewish people, during the dark days of their history, to maintain heir trust in the ultimate deliverance from the dangers and difficulties besetting them.

Every Person's Guide to Purim will introduce the reader to the many facets of the festival of Purim throughout Jewish history. Included will be the history of Purim, its celebration both in the home and synagogue, Purim laws and customs, special Purim commemorations around the world, commentary on the Book of Esther, Purim curiosities, Purim songs, Purim legends, notable Purim quotations, and Purim in the short story. The book also includes a Purim glossary of terms and a listing of books for further reading and research.

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