Purim 1988 / פּוּרִים 5748

Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther 🎭️📜

Purim for Hebrew Year 5748 began on and ended on .

Traditional hamantaschen cookies for the Jewish festival of Purim

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 1985 14 Adar 5745
Purim 1986 14 Adar II 5746
Purim 1987 14 Adar 5747
Purim 1988 14 Adar 5748
Purim 1989 14 Adar II 5749
Purim 1990 14 Adar 5750
Purim 1991 14 Adar 5751
Purim 1992 14 Adar II 5752

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

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