Abridged Megillah Reading

51 megillah readers 201411:00 a.m. – Abridged Megillah reading with participation from the whole community – children, teens, adults, parents, and grandparents – followed by a costume parade.

12:30 p.m. – Carnival hot dogs and hamentashen available for purchase.

1:00-3:00 p.m. – Purim Carnival – Come in costume to the community's celebration.  All ages are welcome; bring the whole family!  There will be game booths, prizes, a fortune teller, arts and crafts, lunch, treats, and fun!  Tickets for games may be purchased at 4/$1.00.

Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food pantry to help us fulfill the Purim Mitzvah of Matanot LaEvyonim - Gifts to the Needy.  Thank you!

Carnival sponsors:  Hyde Park JCC, Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School, Congregation Rodfei Zedek, jU Chicago/Institute for the Next Jewish Future, KAM Isaiah Israel, The Chabad Jewish Center at the University of Chicago and Hyde Park, and the Jewish Enrichment Center.  Call or email for more information:  773.966.1069, [email protected]

From USCJ:  Purim Resources
From Jvillage Network:  The Holiday | Traditions | Holiday Food | Purim Holiday Kit

Date and Time: 
Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 11:00am
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