Purim Fest

Purim, one of the most joyous holidays on the Jewish religious calendar, began at sundown and will be celebrated until sunset.

Culture & Heritage | Food & Drink | Music | Performing Arts

Description

New Yorkers step out in dazzling costumes to honor Purim, a celebration of the Jewish people’s salvation from being massacred in ancient Persia about 2,500 years ago. Customs for the holiday include giving charity and dressing up in costume.