Purim Jokes and Riddles
Why is the Shabbos before Purim called Shabbos Zachor?
BECAUSE THAT IS THE LAST THING YOU WILL REMEMBER FOR A LONG TIME!
What was Queen Esther’s royal gown made of?
Why do we give out so much tzedaka (charity) on Purim?
The Megillah says that this holiday is called Purim because of the PUR, the LOTS, that Haman drew. Therefore we give LOTS to the POOR!
What bracha (blessing) did the Jews say upon seeing Haman hanging on the gallows?
(Haeitz literally means the tree. The blessing we say on fruits is “borei pri haeitz,” blessing G-d “who creates the fruit of the tree.”)
And one final oldie but goodie:
Who had the tallest family tree in history?
by Yaakov Moskowitz