Posts Tagged ‘Purim’

The Shinshinim Celebrate Purim!

Purim with the Shinshinim

Purim in Pittsburgh! We had the best time dressing up with Pittsburgh community that definitely knows how to celebrate Purim! We took part with Community Day School’s and Beth Shalom Carnival. We played games, we did some art and craft and had a really good time. As always, it was fun to see you all!!…

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South Hills Purim Party at the Castle

Party like it’s 357 BCE at the Court of Beth El! Make your own Purim costume accessories: Balloon hats & scepters, Masks, Face Painting, Jewelry “Vashti’s Vittles” Gourmet Pasta Bar Fit for a Queen (glutten free pasta available)* Shushan Salad Bar* Megillah Reading & Puppet Show The World’s Best Purim Party Castle Moat Gaga pit…

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South Hills Purim Carnival

Join the entire South Hills Jewish Community and kick off Purim at the South Hills JCC! Carnival Games & Prizes Pizza, Salad, Hamentaschen, Veggies, & Snacks Inflatable Obstacle Course & Slide Moon Bounce Balloon Artist Face painting PJ Library Quiet Corner Lunch and admission are FREE. Games and activities at an additional cost. Unlimited game…

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Family Purim Carnival

Wear your favorite costume and enjoy games, food (cash or checks only please), prizes, and MORE FUN! Cost: $10 (all day pass); FREE for children three & under (Children under eight MUST be accompanied by an adult) Costume Contest: Prizes for the Best Purim-Related Costume (Who will you be? Haman? Esther? Mordecai?) and Most Creative Costume! Let’s…

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Adult Purim Carnival

Games * Prizes * Trivia * Food & Adult Drinks * Costumes $18 for unlimited games, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, soda, and two drink tickets for wine, beer, or our “signature” adult concoction, “Adar You Kidding Me” Cocktail! Hidden Harbour gift card for BEST COSTUME!  Purim fun for the kid at heart! Register online in your Temple…

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Share and Celebrate Our Heritage and Identity

Our Talmud proclaims that “When the month of Adar begins, we increase our joy”. Well, we are now into the month of Adar and one of our great, joyful Jewish holidays, Purim, begins on Saturday night. I encourage everyone to find a place to hear the Purim story by listening to the reading of the…

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Shabbat Shalom – Friday, March 11, 2016

Purim is one of the great celebratory holidays of the Jewish calendar. It rejoices in the victory of the Jewish community of Shushan over their planned destruction by the Evil Haman. What are our “Hamans” today? What or who is trying to destroy or endanger the Jewish people? One answer is that there are none…

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Esther Did Not Sit Idly By

The buzz this past week has been about Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech in Congress.  Admittedly, there is a divide both within and from outside the Jewish community as to whether the Prime Minister should have given the speech at all.  There is debate about the right way to eliminate the Iranian nuclear threat.  One thing…

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