March 07, 2012

Purim Starts At Midnight Sundown

Happy Purim to our Jewish readers!

Related: Bibi's gift to Obama, The Book of Esther

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a gift to President Obama: The Book of Esther.

Aides to the Israeli politician referred to the book as “background reading” on Iran for President Obama, the Jewish Daily Forward reports.

For those not acquainted with the book, it is read on the Jewish Holiday of Purim, which begins tonight. It tells the story of a plot by Persians to exterminate the Jewish people.

Heh...and related, related: Elder of Ziyon - A Quick Purim Poster<---spot on.

UPDATE: sorry bout the error

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