Cropped Logo  PURIM CARNIVAL at Or Chadash
  THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 4 - 11:00 AM   
Volunteers Needed to Run Purim Carnival Games!

If you have a child 5th grade or older that is interested in volunteering to run a game at the Purim Carnival on Sunday, March 4, please click here to sign up to volunteer.


All volunteers must be in the temple lobby no later than 11:00 AM on Sunday, March 4.


Purim Project Gift Letter and Bag Distribution

On Thursday, March 1 through Sunday, March 4 we will be distributing our Purim Project - Mishloach Manot Gift Letters and Bags.   Delivering Mishloach Manot bags is a FUN and REWARDING activity and will put a smile on your face as well as the recipient's face.  Please stop by the table in the front hall.  We have maps to help you. Thanks in advance!  


Purim Carnival - Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM



Sunday, March 4th


11:00 AM - The Festivities Begin with:

Megilla Reading

Harry Potter Purim Spiel (performed by our Teaching Assistants)

Costume Parade


11:30 AM - Carnival Begins!

Lots of Games, Crafts, Prizes & Food


Purim Pasta Purim2010


Please remember to bring your box(es) of pasta. We will use them as groggers and then donate them to the Flemington Food Pantry.  Two game tickets for all who donate! 


Fun for all - Family and Friends Welcome!


For more information, or if you would like to volunteer, please contact Christine Berg or Caryn Tomljanovich.


Purim: Fact or Fiction?


Most scholars agree that the story recorded in the Book of Esther did not actually happen. At the same time, it may be our most historically true Biblical story in an existential sense. In this story, the Jews of Shushan live among their neighbors and are able to rise to positions of prominence. They maintain their Jewish identities while living as a minority within a majority culture. The events of the story unfold without mentioning God. The holiday is proclaimed as are the traditions associated with it by the human characters in the book.

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