The Jewish Holiday of Purim (celebration of the Book of Esther) starts at sundown on March 11. Here’s 5 things you might not know about this awesome holiday:
- It’s like Jewish Mardi Gras. Costumes, parades and festivals abound.
- Everyone gives or sends gifts to each other.
- Everyone wears a costume.
- If a city has walls, Purim is celebrated one day later.
- You’re commanded to drink yourself stupid.