How do they celebrate the Purim holiday in Israel? Here are several common Purim customs in Israel that might teach us how to celebrate the most festive Jewish holiday.
The Megillah The Scroll of Esther (megillah means “scroll” in Hebrew) is one of the five megillahs that are included in the biblical canon. These books are all relatively short and are part of Ketuvim (the Writings portion of the Torah that comes after the Pentateuch and the Prophets). They are The Song of Songs (Shir HaShirim), Ruth, Lamentations (Eicha), Ecclesiastes (Kohelet) and Esther.