Purim 2017 / פּוּרִים 5777

Purim (Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther) for Hebrew Year 5777 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 2014 14 Adar II 5774
Purim 2015 14 Adar 5775
Purim 2016 14 Adar II 5776
Purim 2017 14 Adar 5777
Purim 2018 14 Adar 5778
Purim 2019 14 Adar II 5779
Purim 2020 14 Adar 5780
Purim 2021 14 Adar 5781
Purim 2022 14 Adar II 5782
Purim 2023 14 Adar 5783

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