This day is considered as the most colorful and joyful day of Jewish holidays. This day's story took place in the capital of the Persian Empire, Shushan, during the third year of King Ahashverosh's reign. The victory of the Jews over the persecution is honored by this feast which was mentioned in great detail in "Esther Meguila".
Judaism is the oldest of the Abrahamic religions, and one of the oldest monotheistic religions in the world, it is 3000 years old. Judaism is associated with the Jewish people, since the religion is not a missionary faith, meaning that it is not open to people of non-Jewish origins. Today, the Jewish population is approximately 14.5-17.4 million.