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The Almanac: What is Purim?

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URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/up_front/article/the_almanac_20010302

As told in the biblical Book of Esther, the Purim story recounts how Haman, the chief minister to King Ahasuerus, plotted to destroy the Jews of Persia.

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