Photo Release: Purim Celebrations in the community
Updated: 5 days ago
Stephen Lecce, MPP for King-Vaughan recently celenrates Purim with the local Jewish community.
Purim is a religious festival which celebrates the saving of the Jewish people from extinction, as recounted in the Book of Esther.
MPP Lecce joined with members of the Jewish community, and shared the government’s commitment to combat rising antisemitic hate crimes.
“Purim is a joyous occasion because it celebrates the strength and resilience of the Jewish people overcoming hardship and hatred over thousands of years,” said MPP Lecce. “I wish my Jewish friends and neighbours a happy and safe Purim. Chag Purim Sameach.”