Purim

The Best Purim Party

Sunday, March 24 @ 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDT
Temple Sinai
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

8-9 p.m. Rally for Israel 9-10:30 p.m. Purim Party Join the Pittsburgh Israeli Community and 412 Friends of Zahal for Israeli food, music, face painting and more at Temple Sinai. All profits benefit funds to support IDF soldiers. הראלי יהיה בבית כנסת עצמו ואחכ תהיה  מסיבת פורים באולם הארועים של בית הכנסת כולם מוזמנים♥️

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“I Guess That’s Why They Call It a Shpiel”

Monday, March 6, 2023 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM EST
Temple Sinai
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

Celebrate Purim at Temple Sinai! Our Purim Shpiel is a comical retelling of the Purim story in the musical style of legendary singer, pianist, and composer Sir Elton John.

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Purim Pizza Dinner

Monday, March 6, 2023 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM EST
Temple Sinai
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

Join us for dinner before the Purim Shpiel! We’ll have a variety of pizzas, salad, and hamantaschen. Don’t forget to dress as your favorite Purim character! Cost: $10 adult (13 & older)/$6 child (4–12)/Free Child (0–3)

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Temple Sinai Family Purim Carnival

Sunday, March 5, 2023 @ 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM EST
Temple Sinai
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

All are welcome. We’ll have games, prizes, food, and more to put the fun in Purim! Cost: $10 (unlimited game play—Cash or check only); FREE for children 3 & under (Children under eight MUST be accompanied by an adult.)

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The Shinshinim Celebrate Purim!

Monday, June 17 @ 12:58 AM EDT

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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Share and Celebrate Our Heritage and Identity

Monday, June 17 @ 12:58 AM EDT

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

Monday, June 17 @ 12:58 AM EDT

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

Monday, June 17 @ 12:58 AM EDT

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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