The story starts with a beauty contest in which Esther is chosen to be the new queen. During that time, the Jews lived peacefully in the Persian (modern-day Iran) land. Mordecai was a descendant of King Saul, and advisor to the King and Esther’s cousin. Esther was raised by Mordecai.
The story of Purim is one of many episodes in God’s dealings with His people. The Jews were saved physically at this point in their history. The time of their full salvation and the complete fulfillment of God’s prophecies given to Abraham was drawing nigh. It happened five hundred years later with the coming of [...]
Purim begins sundown March 19-20, 2011. Below you will find Purim Crafts Arts and Crafts Projects Ideas for your Kids such as graggers, masks, crowns, tiaras, noise makers, and more. How to Make a Confetti Blowing Pipe to Celebrate Purim – Make a toy confetti pipe to make cool little fireworks to celebrate the upcoming [...]
Hamantashen Cookies are a traditional Purim treat made to remind us of the Purim story because the cookies are a triangle shape said to be the shape of the wicked Haman’s hat. One year, I was making these Hamantashen cookies for a Messianic Purim party. I made a quadrupled batch of batter. Our three smallest [...]
One Night with the King is a sweeping epic about Hadassah, the young Jewish girl who becomes the Biblical Esther, Queen of Persia. This is a must have DVD for your home library! Important: Hollywood does take a few liberties in this movie. Use this opportunity to teach your children a life-long lesson. Watch the [...]