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Purim

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This raucous holiday commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people in the ancient Persian Empire from destruction in the wake of a plot by the king's advisor. At Temple Beth Am, we have several options for a range of age groups to celebrate this event, including our annual Purim Carnival, Megillah readings, and spiel.

 

2018 Purim Celebration at Temple Beth Am

2018 Purim Celebration 4

A Magical Harry Potter Purim Spiel
Wednesday, February 28
6:30 PM: Bounce House, snacks, and schmooze
7:00 - 8:00 PM: Purim Spiel, featuring the KlezKidz
This year the Story of Purim will be a magical, mystical, fantastical, unbelievable tale of wizards, spells, and tricks – unlike anything you have seen at Temple Beth Am before. We welcome back magician extraordinaire Evan Reynolds to help us fill the room with magic and things that you cannot believe! Dress in any costume you want, bring your own wand, and conjure up your best Cheering Charm. There will be hamantaschen. Register here and get ready for a Riddikulus night of fun for all!

Megillah Study
Thursday, March 1, 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Examine the words of the Scroll of Esther up close, taking in its fascinating tale and its complex themes. Intended for adults only.

Purim Carnival, presented by BATY
Sunday, March 4, 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Our annual Carnival is filled with games, prizes, treats, bounce houses, special raffles, and more! Our BATY Cabinet is working hard to make it the best one yet! Pre-buy your tickets today and don’t forget to wear a costume.

For more information about Purim, including history, customs and rituals, family activities, and recipes, go to ReformJudaism.org