Have a ball of fun this Purim with the Chabad Jewish Center, in Flanders.
The Chabad’s annual Purim Party will be held at 13 Watson Way, Flanders, on Sunday, March 16th, from 10am -12pm.
Come dressed up in the spirit of Purim, enjoy Jewish Purim music, nosh on some refreshments, and Hamantashen!
The celebration will begin with a unique multimedia Megillah reading, followed by an fascinating bird show, featuring the Parrot Rabbi, and his many exotic bird friends from all over the globe. Cheer for your favorite bird team during the bird races.
All are welcome to join regardless of affiliation or background.
$5 per person
For more information on Chabad’s Purim festivities or on the holiday of Purim and its observances, contact Rabbi Shusterman at 973-927-3531 or log on to www.mychabadcenter.com/purim.
Purim celebrates the salvation of the Jewish people in ancient Persia, in the year 356 BCE, from Haman’s plot “to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews, young and old, infants and women, in a single day (Esther).” (Purim literally means “lots”, for Haman determined the day of annihilation by throwing a lottery.) It is observed by public readings of the Megillah – “Scroll of Esther,” sending food portions to friends, giving gifts of money to the poor, and enjoying a festive meal accompanied with joyous drink.
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