Purim 1947 / פּוּרִים 5707

Purim (Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther) for Hebrew Year 5707 began on and ended on .

Purim (Hebrew: פּוּרִים, Pûrîm "lots", from the word פור pur, also called the Festival of Lots) is a Jewish holiday which commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman in the ancient Persian Empire, a story recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther (Megillat Esther).

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Dates for Purim

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Purim 1944 14 Adar 5704
Purim 1945 14 Adar 5705
Purim 1946 14 Adar II 5706
Purim 1947 14 Adar 5707
Purim 1948 14 Adar II 5708
Purim 1949 14 Adar 5709
Purim 1950 14 Adar 5710
Purim 1951 14 Adar II 5711

Tanakh

Purim / פּוּרִים

Torah Portion: Exodus 17:8-16

  1. 1: Exodus 17:8-10 · 3 p’sukim
  2. 2: Exodus 17:11-13 · 3 p’sukim
  3. 3: Exodus 17:14-16 · 3 p’sukim

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Purim" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
Wikimedia Foundation Inc.
Books (paid links)
JPS Commentary on Esther

JPS Commentary on Esther
by Adele Berlin

Five Megilloth and Jonah

Five Megilloth and Jonah
by H. L. Ginsberg

Megillat Esther

Megillat Esther
by J. T. Waldman

The Story of Esther: A Purim Tale

The Story of Esther
by Eric A. Kimmel