Purim 2011 / פּוּרִים 5771

Purim (Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther) for Hebrew Year 5771 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 2008 14 Adar II 5768
Purim 2009 14 Adar 5769
Purim 2010 14 Adar 5770
Purim 2011 14 Adar II 5771
Purim 2012 14 Adar 5772
Purim 2013 14 Adar 5773
Purim 2014 14 Adar II 5774
Purim 2015 14 Adar 5775
Purim 2016 14 Adar II 5776
Purim 2017 14 Adar 5777

Tanakh

Purim / פּוּרִים

Torah Portion: Exodus 17:8-17:16

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures
Jewish Publication Society
"Purim" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
Wikimedia Foundation Inc.
Books
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