Purim refers to a Jew holiday which honors the gateaway of Judaic people from the Kingdom of Persia. It is a celebration of the deliverance of the Jewish people from the Persian Empire. The Book of Esther tells this story. The tale is about a plot of Haman to devastate the Jew people. Haman was the chief minister of the Persian King. His plot to kill the Jew people became unsuccessful because of Mordecai and Queen Esther, his adopted daughter, and the Jews safely got freed. This day is known as Purim and is a festive event to enjoy. In modern times lots of Purim baskets can be purchased in the market, as offering gift articles is a necessary ingredient of Purim commemoration.
Customs to adhere to during purim holiday
The traditions of Purim are joyful in nature. According to the book of Esther, to celebrate purim holiday you need to adhere to the following customs: listen to the daily reading (from the book of Esther on this day), send food gifts to friends, give charity to the poor, and have a festive meal. These are the obligations of purim holiday.
When does it occur?
Purim occurs on the 14th day of Hebrew calendar’s sixth month Adar. The day comes one day after the liberation of the Jews. As per Jewish norm, 2 different foodstuffs must be offered to a person and 2 charity donations must be given to 2 deprived persons. In some particular places the gifting is a main function of the celebration. Food items or cash equivalent to the cost of a meal can be given as a Purim gift. It is mandatory for the Jews to give charitable donations to other deprived individuals although they themselves are poor.
Friends celebrate together in a fun, loving, and candy filled manner on Purim. It is a joyful holiday that involves candy, wine, costumes, a big meal, and maybe most importantly, charity.
They tried to kill us, we survived, let’s eat, celebrate and have fun.