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When is Purim in 2017?

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If yes, you have come to the right place. Purim in 2017 will be observed on Saturday, 11th March.

Purim is often considered the most cheerful and colorful of all the Jewish holidays. Its story takes place in Shushan, the capital city of the Persian Empire, in the 3rd year of King Ahashverosh’s reign. The holiday celebrates the Jews’ victory over oppression, which is recounted in great detail in the “Esther Megillah”.

However, Purim in 2017 will begin on the evening of Saturday, 11th March and will end on the evening of Sunday, 12th March. Purim celebrated on the 14th of Adar, is the most fun-filled, action-packed day of the Jewish year. It commemorates our nation’s miraculous salvation more than two millennia ago.