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Purim

Date: Time: All Day
This is in observance and not an event on campus.
Contact: Office of Diversity and Inclusion, diversity@unl.edu
A Jewish celebration that marks the time when the Jewish community living in Persia was saved from genocide. According to the Book of Esther, King Ahasuerus’s political advisor planned to have all the Jews killed; however, his plot was foiled when Esther, one of the king’s wives, revealed her Jewish identity. On Purim, Jewish people offer charity and share food with friends.

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