Purim: The Jewish Mardi Gras!

Join us for a stimulating evening of cocktails, crafts, comedy, and conversation! All adults (21 and over) are welcome to celebrate this wild and crazy holiday. No Jewish experience necessary. 7:00 – Brief & boisterous telling of the Purim story by comedian Joshua Walters 7:30- Choose from four exciting conversations: *Sasha Goldberg of Keshet &…

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A couple more Purim ideas

Want to help out by volunteering at the JCC East Bay Purim Carnival? The JCC would love to get a few volunteers to be at some of the booths. You would arrive by 1:45pm and check in with Samantha. Then from 2 to 4:30pm you’d “sell” your wares and games for the price of various…

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Published on March 16th, 2011

Purim This Week!

This week we celebrate Purim. The holiday begins at sundown on Saturday and most congregations and JCCs will have a Purim carnival or other celebration on Sunday, March 20. I’m listing a bunch of them below. If you don’t see one near you, you can either search for “Purim” and the name of your city…

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Purim For Adults: The Jewish Mardi Gras

Skip the carnival and the costumes, and come for an adult evening celebration of Purim! We’ll gather at 7pm for a brief and boisterous telling of the Purim story (The Whole Megillah), then choose from among several exciting, interactive learning sessions: Persian Food with a Persian Cook The Spiritual Roots of Purim Gender Mysteries from…

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