Jewish Holiday Celebrated at Binghamton University
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -
An important event in the Jewish calendar is recognized locally.
At Binghamton University Wednesday night, the crowds came out for the annual campus-wide Purim Carnival.
Purim is a holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people in the ancient Persian Empire. It began at sundown on Wednesday and continued until nightfall Thursday night. This event at BU's Center for Jewish Life featured some fun festivities.