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2 years ago  ::  Feb 27, 2012 - 6:28PM #1
jrichman
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Hi Everyone!

Purim, the fun-filled Jewish holiday, falls on the
14th of the Hebrew month of Adar. This year Purim
begins Wednesday night March 7, 2012.
(In Jerusalem it starts Thursday night March 8)

The following resources will help you appreciate and
enjoy the holiday.

The Jewish Trivia Quiz
www.jewish-trivia.com

Purim Trivia
Why do people eat poppy seeds on Purim ?
From what tribe was Mordecai ?
Why was Haman angry at Mordechai ?
Who was queen of Persia before Esther ?
Esther had another name, what was it ?
How many times is Haman's name mentioned in the megillah ?
What did the king do when he couldn't sleep ?
What does the word "Esther" mean ?
How many advisors did king Achashverosh have ?

The above questions are examples from the multiple choice
Flash quiz. There are two levels of questions, two timer settings.
Both kids and adults will find it enjoyable.

Free Purim Clipart
www.jewish-clipart.com

Whether you need a picture to attach to your "Mishloach Manot",
a picture for your child's class project, a graphic for your
synagogue, Hillel or JCC Purim announcement, the Jewish Clipart
Database has the pictures for you.
You can copy, save and print the graphics in three different sizes.

My Hebrew Songbook - Purim Songs
www.my-hebrew-songbook.com

Enter the songbook and choose the category Purim.
You can view any song online or create printed song sheets
with several songs together for a sing along. All Hebrew is
graphic so you do not need Hebrew support to view or print
the songs. All songs include Hebrew nikud (vowels).

Purim Humor Files
www.jr.co.il/humor/purim.htm
Worth printing several to entertain your guests at the
Purim Seudah (festive meal).

My Jewish Coloring Book - Purim
www.my-jewish-games.com
Kids love to color, need I say more.

Purim Videos on YouTube
www.jr.co.il/videos/purim-videos.htm
120 videos ranging from Purim Speils to funny gags.

To learn more about Purim, I posted on my website
76 site links, ranging from from laws and customs to games and
recipes. Site languages include English, Hebrew, Russian,
Spanish, French, Portuguese and German.

All 76 links have been reviewed / checked.
The web address is:

www.jr.co.il/hotsites/j-hdaypu.htm

Feedback is welcome.

Please forward this message to relatives and friends,
so they may benefit from these holiday resources. Thanks!

Enjoy!

An early Happy Purim!
Jacob

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