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  1. 1. Purim By Jasmine, Katrina, Alex, and Austin
  2. 2. Purim <ul><li>Celebrated: 14th day of Adar, the 12th month of the Jewish calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Meaning: Lots. Refers to the lottery Haman used to choose the date for the massacre. </li></ul>A picture of a Grager represents the joy of this holiday
  3. 3. Purim background <ul><li>Ester was a Jew </li></ul><ul><li>Married King </li></ul><ul><li>Nobody knew she was a Jew </li></ul><ul><li>Haman (the king’s advisor) didn’t like her </li></ul><ul><li>Plan to kill all of the Jews </li></ul><ul><li>Ester convinced the king to stop Haman </li></ul><ul><li>In the end the Jews survived </li></ul><ul><li>Celebration for the Jews surviving </li></ul>Picture of Hamantashen. Represents Haman’s hat and/or his pointy ears
  4. 4. Celebration <ul><li>Costume party </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking and eating Hamantachen </li></ul><ul><li>Read book of Ester </li></ul><ul><li>Boo when you hear Haman </li></ul><ul><li>Reading the Migilah and giving the poor are rituals </li></ul>Migilah