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The Jewish people celebrate Purim to remember how the Jews escaped from Persia and Babylon. It is a feast marked by lots of food and drink, costumes and merriment. A very generous aspect of Purim is the custom of donating food to charity and remembering those less fortunate.

  1. 1. What do people do on Purim?
    1. a. Buy clothes
    2. b. Buy toys
    3. c. Donate food to charity
  2. 2. Where did the Jews escape from in Purim tradition?
    1. a. Morocco
    2. b. Persia and Babylon
    3. c. Egypt
  3. 3. What does Purim celebrate?
    1. a. Jewish Christmas
    2. b. Jewish New Year
    3. c. Escape of the Jewish people