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
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
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
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
Worth printing several to entertain your guests at the Purim Seudah (festive meal).
My Jewish Coloring Book - Purim
Kids love to color, need I say more.
Purim Videos on YouTube
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:
Feedback is welcome.
Please forward this message to relatives and friends, so they may benefit from these holiday resources. Thanks!
An early Happy Purim!
Monday, February 27, 2012
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
I created a new learn Hebrew video called Hotel Check-In.
You can view the video on the website at:
directly on Youtube at:
If you enjoy the video, please share it with friends and
give it a "like" on Youtube. Thanks!
Have a good day,
Sunday, February 12, 2012
I scanned and posted on my website the new Israeli stamps
that were issued in February 2012.
I included the stamp itself, the first day cover,
and an English and a Hebrew flyer about the stamp.
- The High Priest's Breastplate (part 1)
Reuven, Shimon, Levi, Yehuda
- Rabbi Shneur Zaiman of Liadi (1745-1812)
- Justice in Jerusalem, 1961
The Eichmann Trial
- In Memory
- Pioneering Women
Bracha Zafira, Batia Makov
- Cornerstone Centennial:
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
The new stamp images are located at:
I also uploaded the images to Facebook.
The Facebook address is:
Please share the page. Thanks!
Have a good day,
Monday, February 6, 2012
In my Hebrew Language website there is a new section called Funny Videos. This new section includes twenty Hebrew commercials.
Visit Funny Videos at:
If you enjoy the above, please consider sharing it with your friends.
Have a good night,