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Purim celebrated on a very snowy day on Thursday, 1st March

Purim celebrated on a very snowy day on Thursday, 1st March

This year Purim, the "Festival of Lots" which commemorates the events which took place in the Persian royal city of Susa, Shushan in Hebrew, during the reign of King Achashverosh (thought to be Artaxerxes), was on a very snowy day in Dublin - Thursday, 1st March. While the school was closed due to Storm Emma it was still celebrated. The 1st Year class made a video for Purim, which you can watch on the Stratford YouTube channel.

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