Purim 2020

The festival begins with the reading of Megillat Esther in the synagogue
on Monday evening March 9, 2020
and continues through Sunday March 12


Hamantashen - Oznei Haman - Pockets of Haman

We’d love to hear from you about your favourite Hamantashen fillings.
(Poppy seed - jam - chocolate....??)
What are your favourites?
Where do you buy your Hamantashen?
Or do you bake your own?

Purim Websites

Jewish Agency Purim Page
Jacob Richman's J.co.il Purim page
Orthodox Synagogue Network Purim Links
Purim on the Net

Esther before Ahasuerus

Read about Artemisia Gentileschi
The most famous woman painter of the seventeenth century
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Purim Recipes

Purim Recipes 1 - Five sweet treats (cookies, fudge, muffins)
Purim Recipes 2 - Dozens of sweet & savoury including Hamantashen)

Future Purim

To see the dates for Purim for the next
8 years ahead, go to our Jewish holidays page.

Purim music

A selection of Purim songs and Megilla
readings from a variety of Jewish communities
and languages Hear 8 versions of
Megillat Esther on the
Hebrew University National Sound
Archives Digitization Project

Thanks to our readers and contributors for many of the wonderful links.
Special appreciation to Mindy Sirlin Martin of New York for the Met contribution.