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Chabad of Monroeville opened its doors last week for a community celebration of Purim.
Purim is a holiday celebrating the salvation of the Jewish people in ancient Persia from a plot to annihilate them. The celebration at the Jewish center included the reading of the story of Purim, dinner and entertainment.
Hamantaschen adds sweetness to Purim celebrations (photos)
SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — The "kitchen" area of Lucy's Sweet Surrender bakery is filled with young, eager faces. This Sunday afternoon, there are a couple dozen people, more than are usually on the business side of Michael Feignbaum's Shaker Heights bakery.
Ancient traditions and the Jewish culture melded with modern fun and costume characters on Sunday morning at Temple Beth Israel’s annual Purim Carnival.
Face painting, a ring toss, a bounce house, Purim finger-puppet-making and “Pin the crown on Esther” were among the activities enjoyed by children and their parents.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian children put on costumes to join aging members of the country's small Jewish community for a Purim holiday service to celebrate the biblical account of the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia.
Some girls dressed up as princesses, fitting for an annual holiday in which one of the heroes is a clever and beautiful queen. One boy came as Spiderman. Other youngsters wore bright hats and vivid ties to mark the occasion.