February 28, 2018 all-day
A minor Jewish fast day held from dawn until dusk before Purim begins. It commemorates the events during the Jews’ exile in the Persian Empire as recorded in the Book of Esther. Read more at https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/the-fast-of-esther-a-minor-fast-day/.
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