Purim 2040 / פּוּרִים 5800

Celebration of Jewish deliverance as told by Megilat Esther 🎭️📜

Purim for Hebrew Year 5800 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall 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 2037 14 Adar 5797
Purim 2038 14 Adar II 5798
Purim 2039 14 Adar 5799
Purim 2040 14 Adar 5800
Purim 2041 14 Adar II 5801
Purim 2042 14 Adar 5802
Purim 2043 14 Adar II 5803
Purim 2044 14 Adar 5804

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