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Jan. 6 is Purim for Dems. Trump is their Haman

Did you hear graggers go off throughout Democrat strongholds each time Biden mentioned Trump’s name? Op-ed.

Jan. 6 is Purim for Dems. Trump is their Haman

Yom HakiPurim and Purim

The similarity in names is not coincidental.

Yom HakiPurim and Purim

What is Shalach Manot?

We live in such a multi-cultural melting pot. There are many times we hear a new phrase that we are not familiar with.

What is Shalach Manot?

2 Jews assaulted by Arab gang in Old City of Jerusalem

Police file charges against Arab gang for attack on two Jewish worshippers in Old City of Jerusalem during Purim holiday.

2 Jews assaulted by Arab gang in Old City of Jerusalem

Prof. Masad Barhoum: 'This is a horrible disease, the bill for Purim is soon to come'

Director of Galilee Medical Center warns of fallout from Purim parties: 'At this rate, we'll reach Passover in a very difficult situation.'

'This is a horrible disease, the bill for Purim is soon to come'

A Purim Miracle - EMTs pulled from Purim meal to perform successful CPR and save a life

'It feels like I won the lottery.' United Hatzalah EMTs in Holon get pulled from Purim Seudah to perform successful CPR and save a life.

A Purim Miracle - EMTs pulled from Purim meal to save a life

Driver who ran down Purim reveler: I was trying to save my life

Minibus driver who ran over and killed man in Meah Sharim arrested after being released from hospital. 'They attack me from every direction'

Driver who ran down Purim reveler: I was trying to save my lifeplayer

Report: No easing of COVID restrictions after Purim gatherings

Mass gatherings over Purim have given Ministry of Health officials reason to cancel several proposed relaxations of public health guidelines

Report: No easing of COVID restrictions after Purim gatherings

Clashes at the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem

Yassam anti-riot police officers and Border Police teams deployed to iconic Jerusalem market to disperse crowds gathered during Purim.

Clashes at the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalemplayer

Policeman fined for Purim party

Officers responded to a noise complaint to find that the venue was owned by a fellow officer and his wife.

Policeman fined for Purim party

Thousands walk to Jerusalem as bus lines are closed

In an angry pilgrimage, thousands of travelers left stranded by police roadblocks began to make their way to Israel's capitol on foot.

Thousands walk to Jerusalem as bus lines are closed

Purim joy in the midst of Corona

Observing the mitzvahs of Purim in a limited family only,was an opportunity to teach about joy without slipping into low level frivolity.

Purim joy in the midst of Corona

Weekly Torah study: What is a secular, political thriller doing in the Tanach?

A thought provoking sequel to the Purim holiday.

Weekly Torah study: A secular, political thriller in the Tanach?player

So how was Purim 2021?

This year I heard Megilat Esther outside wearing a coat in the cold, under a Jerusalem street light.

So how was Purim 2021?

1,300 fines given for violating Purim curfew

4 arrested for assaulting police enforcing curfew in Rehovot as police say 'not a city in Israel' which did not see violations.

1,300 fines given for violating Purim curfew

For Purim: G-d's hidden call

You don’t have to change the world to change the world, but we must always ask ourselves, what does Hashem want of me in this place, now?

For Purim: G-d's hidden call

We recogniize Haman, but where are Mordechai and Esther?

Today’s Persia declares its intention to annihilate Israel and works to achieve that infernal aim. And there’s Western media and academia …

We recogniize Haman, but where are Mordechai and Esther?

Thoughts on Purim: How should we respond to Antisemitism today?

We can’t change who we are, so even if we change what we do, it won’t stop antisemitism. So how do we respond to racism?

Thoughts on Purim: How should we respond to Antisemitism today?

Why is everyone in disguise on Purim?

Purim parallels and universal lessons from the Scroll of Esther.

Why is everyone in disguise on Purim?player

Watch: Dozens at reading of Book of Esther in Tel Aviv

Dozens participate in reading of the Book of Esther led by the Rosh Yehudi movement in Dizengoff Square in Tel Aviv.

Watch: Dozens at reading of Book of Esther in Tel Avivplayer

Netanyahu: I attack the media because they deserve it

The Prime Minister explains what directions he is taking as Purim rolls in.

Netanyahu: I attack the media because they deserve it

Esther pleas with the king - in Jerusalem, 2021

Popular singer/DJ Yerachmiel releases a new music video of Esther supplication featuring Shifra Levy and produced by Ben Wallick.

Esther pleas with the king - in Jerusalem, 2021player

Timna and Purim - Rav Kook's instantaneous Dvar Torah

A story for Purim about Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the Torah luminary who was the iconic leader of Religious Zionism.

Timna and Purim - Rav Kook's instantaneous Dvar Torah

Purim under COVID: Curfew starts at 8:30 PM

Parties banned, leaving home forbidden after 8:30 PM. Public transportation to Jerusalem to be suspended on Saturday night and Sunday.

Purim under COVID: Curfew starts at 8:30 PM

What Biden said to Bibi, a Purim Parody

The world waited for weeks for Biden to call Bibi and then they didn't let us listen. On Purim, we can let our imaginations run wild. Op-ed.

What Biden said to Bibi, a Purim Parody

Azerbaijan Jewish community cancels Purim celebrations for national day of mourning

All communal Purim celebrations canceled because holiday coincides with national day of mourning for the Khojaly Massacre.

Azerbaijan Jewish community cancels Purim celebrations

Rabbi Kenneth Brander: Helping Agunot and spreading the light of Purim

Rabbi Kenneth Brander, President and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone, comes to the Arutz Sheva studio to discuss two important initiatives

Helping Agunot and spreading the light of Purimplayer

Yair Netanyahu refuses to deliver gifts with Arutz Sheva around

The Prime Minister's son made his participation in a Purim project for the elderly conditional upon Arutz Sheva's reporter leaving the area.

Yair Netanyahu refuses to deliver gifts with Arutz Sheva around

Purim: A gift of unity

This week in 'The Parsha in Chesed' series: the festival of Purim.

Purim: A gift of unity

Professor Nachman Ash: Coronavirus czar: 'We can't go out to party'

'No doubt people are exhausted from this year,' coronavirus czar Nachman Ash says, warning: 'Not true' people can go out and party as usual.

Coronavirus czar: 'We can't go out to party'

Moshe Gafni: 'I didn't love the loyalty agreement, but I signed it'

MK Gafni says Tel Aviv parties are a 'bad thing,' emphasizes need for citizens to keep Health Min. guidelines. 'Saving lives most imp't.'

'I didn't love the loyalty agreement, but I signed it'

Purim curfew plan ready to go

Police commissioner promises to deploy 2,500 roadblocks, activate intelligence sources, to enforce Purim curfew.

Purim curfew plan ready to go

Watch live: Gulf Jews celebrate Purim together, for the first time

In first, Jews in six Gulf countries celebrate Purim together in virtual event - streamed live in Arutz Sheva.

Watch: Gulf Jews celebrate Purim together, for the first timeplayer

Matanot l’evyonim: Do the mitzvah here

Arutz 7 brings a selection of charities to fulfill the Purim mitzvah of “matanot l’evyonim.”

Matanot l’evyonim: Do the mitzvah here

Capital lessons from Megillat Esther

From the Talmud: 'The fact that some Jews celebrate Purim on a different day brings honor to the Land of Israel/' How?

Capital lessons from Megillat Esther

The lost message of Purim: Unity

Jews today are so divided that they probably would not allow for the type of unity displayed in the times of the Purim miracle. Op-ed..

The lost message of Purim:: Unity

The numbers of Purim and their insights

What is the connection between this week’s parshah, Tetzaveh, and the holiday of Purim?

The numbers of Purim and their insights

Brothers, it's Purim 2021

Shushan is uncannily like America 2021. Llisten to Marc Bernan sing a Yiddish Purim song about the miracle and make it come true again.

Brothers, it's Purim 2021player

Police release Purim-weekend curfew road map

Police release details on how they will enforce Purim curfew restrictions, including map of checkpoints to be set up across the country.

Police release Purim-weekend curfew road map

Laws for Purim that falls on a Friday - for both Sephardic and Ashkenazic Jews

When Purim falls on a Friday, the celebration entails details explained below - in Jerusalem and specific cities, it lasts for three days!

Laws for Purim that falls on a Friday- Ashkenazim and Sepharadim