Next Holiday Up: Purim!

Purim will begin Wednesday evening, March 7. That’s the night that synagogues typically hold their Purim Schpiel – the retelling of the Purim story. Sometimes the story is chanted from a simple scroll and many times there is a comical play telling the story. It is popular to pick a theme – like Purim according…

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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