What festival's name means "lots"
(as in the casting of lots) in Hebrew?
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Purim (the Feast of Lots) celebrates the
story, told in the Book of Esther, of Haman's attempt to murder the Jews of the
Persian empire. In the story, the date for the destruction of the Jews was
determined by casting lots. The word Pur
means "lot" in Hebrew;
its plural is Purim .
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