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Purim is a Jewish holiday coming up on March 9-10, with roots going back to very old Babylonian New Year celebrations and the Zoroastrian New Year. And it’s a perfect story for #WomensHistoryMonth, because it features Queen Esther! We’ve got a short article explaining what Purim is and how people celebrate it here:

For the Bible story of Queen Esther and Haman – the Purim story – we have a short retelling of it here: