Purim

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Purim

פורים

Purim- A plural Hebrew word for "lots" referring to the casting of lots that occurred in deciding the date for the fate of the Jews by Mordechai as recorded in the book of Ester.  It also refers to the festival of Purim that is the annual remembrance of those events.  Strongs #6332.  Pronounced poo REEM.

 

See http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Judaism/holiday9.html 

Torah Portion

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Yom Rishon, 17 Kislev, 5780

Sunday, December 15, 2019

 

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