Someone is really excited. Haha.
“This week, Jewish people around the world are preparing gift baskets and hamentaschen cookies to enjoy the celebration of Purim.
“Purim, a holiday from the Jewish bible’s Scroll of Esther, tells the story of Esther, the wife of a Persian king who hid the fact that she was Jewish.
“As the story goes, Hamen (or Haman) was an adviser (a vizier) to the king who wanted to exterminate the Jews in the Persian Empire.
“As Purim 2019 begins, Jewish people everywhere will commemorate Esther’s triumph with food, gifts and costumes.”
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