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Purim 2016


Jewish men dancing and celebrating Purim on the streets.Jewish men dancing and celebrating Purim on the streets. Photo by: Boaz Guttman

Purim for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of March 22 ending at sundown on Wednesday, March 23.


Purim is celebrated on the 14th day in the month of Adar according to the Hebrew calendar. Under the Gregorian calendar the day falls in February or March. The day commemorates back in the 4th century BC, when Jewish people were saved from a death decree according to the book of Esther.


More information on Purim. (Dates, Customs and History for Purim)

Purim
Name(s):Purim
Type:Observance, Jewish
When:14th day of Adar in Hebrew Calendar

How many days to Purim 2016?

Wednesday, March 23rd is the 82 day of the 2016 calendar year with -2 years, -7 months, -26 days until the celebration/ observance of Purim 2016.


March 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - TuesOrthodox Easter 2016Orthodox-931
Mar 2 - WedRead Across America Day 2016Observance-991
Mar 4 - FriEmployee Appreciation Day 2016Observance-989
Mar 7Maha Shivaratri 2016Hindu-986
Mar 13 - Sun Daylight Saving Time - begins 2016 Daylight Saving-980
May 16 - WedWhit Monday 2016Christian-916
Mar 17 - Thurs St. Patrick's Day 2016 Observance-976
Mar 20 - SunPalm Sunday 2016Christian-973
Mar 20 - Sun Spring/Fall - March equinox 2016 Season-973
Mar 23 - WedPurim 2016Jewish-970
Mar 24 - ThursHoli 2016Hindu-969
Mar 24Maundy Thursday 2016Christian-969
Mar 25 - FriGood Friday 2016Christian-968
Mar 26 - SatHoly Saturday 2016Christian-967
Mar 27 - Sun Easter 2016 Christian-966
Mar 28 - MonEaster Monday 2016Christian-965

Purim by Year

Related Holidays in 2016

Federal Holidays 2016



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