Articles
 Chanukkah
 End of year review
 Latkes and oil
 December Israel's Restoration
 He has sustained us
 Blaspheming God vs. Receiving Messiah & the Holy Spirit
 Yeshua is a mensch
 Enduring sound doctrine
 Burden or gift?
 Return to Zion Update

Series [All]
 Book reviews (3)
 Fruit of the Spirit (8)
 Israel's Restoration August 2017 (7)
 Israel's Restoration July 2017 (8)
 Israel's Restoration November 2017 (3)
 Israel's Restoration October 2017 (6)
 Israel's Restoration September 2017 (7)
 Jewish Roots (31)
 Psalms of Ascent (46)
 The Mitzvah Book (90)

Archive


 

Friday, 4 April 2014
Purim

In the ninth section of "Conveying a Heritage", we move on to the fest of Purim. Although not one of the major festivals, Purim has an important place each yar in the Jewish calendar, falling exactly four weeks before Passover.

The story of Purim is the biblical book of Esther. The word 'Pur' comes from the word for 'lot', fir lots were cast determining the intended day of destruction, which instead became a day of deliverance.

Perfoming a Purim play, reading the Megillah (scroll), eating hamentaschen or dressing up (yes, adults as well as children!) the day can be filled with wonderful ways to pass on heritage to the next generation.

You can purchase the book here.

Posted By Daniel Juster, 9:00am Comment Comments: 0