Don't forget to change your clocks tonightSpring forward: Israel changes over to Daylight Savings Time, with clocks moving ahead one hour from 2 a.m. to 3 a.m.
IDF orphans and widows celebrate Purim togetherThe IDF Widows and Orphans Organization holds festive celebration in Tel Aviv for families living with a major loss.
40 people saved in 'mitzvah tank miracle'Chabad 'tank' goes up in flames during public reading of Megillat Esther for Purim, but miraculously all those inside escape unharmed.
Canadian PM on Purim: Stand against anti-SemitismJustin Trudeau reiterates responsibility to fight anti-Semitism, expressions of hatred and discrimination, both in Canada and worldwide.
Purim gifts from the First CouplePresident Reuven Rivlin and First Lady Nechama make surprise visit to their neighbors to deliver mishlochei manot.
Watch: Reading Megillah at Yehoshua bin Nun's graveDozens gather at grave for Purim. 'He was first settler, first Israeli Chief of Staff. We are proud to follow in his path.'
'As we defeated Haman, we must defeat Ayatollah Khamenei'Efrat chief rabbi speaks with Arutz Sheva about connection between Purim, nuclear Iran.
Watch: Purim meets Mission ImpossibleIn a fun take on the classic Purim songs, acapella group Kippalive releases 'Mission Purimpossible.'
Giving more than candy on PurimWhile some Jewish mothers worry about having too much food to use before Pesach, others are not so lucky.
Belgian rabbis ban Purim masksIn order to prevent more potential attacks, rabbis in Antwerp call to limit holiday festivities, as Purim events are canceled in Brussels.
Watch: Families of terror victims emulate Queen EstherThose who lost loved ones to Arab terror pray with public at Kotel on eve of fast of Esther, in a new call for salvation.
Purim: Turn Up The Heat!Purim Makeover: From lifeless emotionless robotic feelings towards mitzvot to happiness and passion for Hashem and the Torah.
Female MK blasts Bnei Brak chief rabbi: Don’t hide Queen EstherMK Svetlova criticizes Bnei Brak Chief Rabbi for posting public banners requesting girls not congregate in the streets during Purim.
How haredi kids are dealing with terror on PurimFirst-responder medic costumes are in highest demand in haredi areas, as children dress up as 'superheroes' saving victims' lives.
Kiryat Arba presents the world's biggest groggerStudents in ancient city 'raise the flag of faith' in times of terror, constructing a massive Purim noisemaker to 'erase Amalek.'
American Jews send Purim joy to IDF soldiersZOA gears up for Mishloach Manot campaign, replete with hand-written letters of thanks from Jewish schoolchildren in the US.
Hamas Cell Planned Terror Attack on PurimShin Bet, IDF, police bust cell planning attack in the Jerusalem area.
Watch: Arab Purim 'Pogrom' on Ancient Jerusalem CemeteryHeadstones trashed at Mount of Olives cemetery; councilman King blames govt. for not letting police stop Arabs from desecrating graves.
Arab Attackers Attempt to Stab Man in Jerusalem with ScrewdriverAttackers sneak up on Jerusalem man from behind as he and his wife walk home on Purim; victim notes lack of security in the capital.
Jews Dress Up as Arabs to Enter Temple MountOn Purim, Jewish worshippers dress up as Arabs in order to get around restrictions on Jewish prayers on the Temple Mount.
Netanyahu: Unlike Megillah Days, Jews Can Defend Themselves NowPrime Minister, at megillah reading, said he was thankful to Israelis and world Jewry 'for their support of my speeches in Washington.'
IDF's Purim 2015 ClipSoldiers breakdance, beatbox and wear costumes in this unique short clip produced by the IDF.
Iranian Commander Killed in Syrian BattleIran's Purim streak continues after Khamenei hospitalization, as colonel is killed by Syrian rebel fire in Daraa.
'No Better Place to Read Megillat Esther than Joshua's Tomb'Residents and regional council officials gathered Thursday at Joshua's Tomb in Samaria for eight-year tradition of reading Book of Esther.
Send Us Your Purim Pictures - And Win a Tablet!It's that time of year again, so we're spreading the Purim joy...!
Sunny With a High Chance of PurimThe weather will favor Purim revelers with heat, no rain, and cooling eastern winds accompanying a small coastal heat wave.
Obama Puts an End to Threats of Terrorism and WarObama has brought world peace - just like that. 'I've finally earned that Nobel Prize!'
Violent Arab Riots in Hevron Wound IDF SoldierMass riots outside Cave of Machpelah hurl a hail of rocks, leave soldier lightly wounded in leg, in what has become Purim tradition.
Report: Iran's Supreme Leader Hospitalized in Critical ConditionArab media reports Ayatollah Khamenei brought for urgent care in Tehran after several of his body systems fail.
What Did Ambassador Shapiro Dress Up As?The American ambassador to Israel joined in the Purim festivities with a unique costume.
Purim Begins in IsraelHoliday of Divine Providence, redemption, prayer, and happiness begins nationwide, outside of Jerusalem.
Purim Perplexity: Rabbis Debate When to Celebrate Purim in RamotA debate many thought had been resolved long ago has been revived this year for residents of a Jerusalem suburb on when to celebrate Purim.
Rabbi Mazuz to PM: You Should 'Rise' in the ElectionsRabbi Meir Mazuz spiritual leader of Yachad - Haam Itanu party, congratulates Netanyahu for Congress speech.
Just in Time for Purim: Costume Prices Down 20%Frozen tops the list of popular costumes for kids this year, but plenty of adults are buying outfits as well, retailers say.
Major Haredi Organization Bans IDF Costumes on PurimBadatz Eida Haredit claims it's parents' 'duty' to prevent encouraging 'draft decree' for mandatory IDF service, slams IDF 'melting pot.'
IDF Slams Soldiers for Using Weapons as Purim 'Groggers'Some IDF soldiers are in hot water for using their weapons as “noisemakers” during the reading of the Megillah.
Watch: Tunisian President Visits Jewish ExhibitionTunisia’s President, Moncef Marzouki, visits a Jewish exhibition about Purim, expresses his support for the Jewish community.
Two Youths Injured by FirecrackersPurim injuries in Jerusalem include one youth moderately injured and another lightly hurt.
Child ‘Commander’ to Police, ‘Deal with the Bad Guys’Children ‘take over’ top police command in Purim swap, order officers to deal with ‘bad guys.’
Jerusalem Celebrates PurimWatch celebrations of Purim in Jerusalem’s Merkaz Harav yeshiva.
Torah Students Dragged to Jail in Purim SkitChassidic Purim celebration includes comedy skit where Torah student is taken to prison.
'Women of the Wall' in Hevron PurimfestTwo girls who think it's funny that women pray with men's accessories come up with an original costume.
Police Confiscate 30 Kg of Drugs, Alcohol on Purim100,000 illegal substances confiscated on the eve of the holiday as police perform crackdown on recreational narcotic use.
Nationalist MK Dresses as Leftist in Hevron ParadeMK Orit Struk disguised herself as MK Michal Rozin (Meretz) and carried a sign saying: 'Out of the territories!'
Warmer Weather on PurimNo need for an umbrella this year, as days of rainy weather subside and the sun emerges.
Happy Purim! Send Us a Picture of Your Costume and Win a TabletAt Arutz Sheva, we feel like spreading a little Purim joy...
Ahead of Purim, Peres Exposes An Old CostumePresident Shimon Peres posts photos of disguises he wore in the 1970s to travel to Jordan for secret talks.
Chief Rabbi Lau Visits Sderot Amid RocketsUndeterred by the rocket barrage, Rabbi Lau expresses support for residents and soldiers, sends wishes of joy for Purim.
Southern Yeshiva: Rockets won't Disrupt our PurimSderot Hesder Yeshiva expects over 700 students to mark Shabbat Zachor and take part in Purim revelry.
Chabad Purim Initiative To Help Jews in UkraineChabad calls for donations to help Ukrainian Jews survive the spike in anti-Semitic violence and threats of war.
'What Does Haman Say?'Parody video offers a Purim-themed remix to Ylvis' 'What Does The Fox Say?' But which one is stranger?
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Celebrated Purim Twice in Tel AvivWhen he lived in Tel Aviv, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef z”tl used to read the megilla on Purim, as well as on Shushan Purim, said his son.
Yeshiva Students Hand Out Mishloach Manot, and Joy, to ElderlyYeshiva students in Jerusalem connected with seniors - enriching them, and themselves, with a unique Purim experience
Thursday is Fast of EstherJews mark anniversary of Queen Esther’s appeal against annihilation.
Volunteers Needed To Protect Jewish Girls on PurimGroup warns drunk Jewish girls in serious danger from Arab men, part of 'silent war' encouraged by Muslim ruling.