Tag archive for ‘Purim’
Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Ivanka Trump Posts Photo Making Hamentaschen for Purim

  Ivanka Trump, the wife of Senior advisor to the President of the United States Jared Kushner, posted pictures to social media on Saturday of her making traditional Purim pastries with her two children before More...

Ynet News On Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Israelis’ Penchant for Holiday-Related Names

To mark Purim, the Population and Immigration Authority released on Wednesday data regarding irregular first names in Israel. Relating to the holiday, are 91 Israelis named Purim, one woman named Vashti and More...

Itamar Eichner On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Scrolls Found in Secret Warsaw Ghetto Synagogue

Three Books of Esther scrolls that survived the Holocaust and were read on Purim were recently discovered in a hidden synagogue at the Warsaw ghetto, which was found after a wall in an old building in the ghetto More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Forget Batman and Superman, Haredi Children in Israel Dress Up as United Hatzalah EMTs for Purim

  On the Purim holiday it is traditional to dress up in a costume or mask to fulfill the spirit of the holiday in which God allegedly hid his face from the salvation of the Jewish people and instead brought More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Purim in the Shadow of Terror

Purim events will be held across Israel next week, but the ongoing wave of terrorism has security forces in the large cities preparing to handle cases of unnecessary panic, among other scenarios. Toy store More...

S.M. Lightening On Monday, March 9th, 2015

Bar Refaeli and Adi Ezra Finally Engaged

  It’s an official rumor: Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli, 29, is engaged to Israeli businessman Adi Ezra, 40, according to the Israeli press, TV, you name it Ezra asked Refaeli to marry him More...

Ilan Shavit On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Reports Say Ayatollah Khamenei in Critical Condition

  Couldn’t happen to a nicer man on a nicer date: on Purim, the Jewish holiday commemorating an Iranian (OK, they still called themselves Persians back then) plot to annihilate the Jews, Iranian More...


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