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Purim Schedule

PURIM HOLIDAY

Fast of Esther (Observed)

Thursday, March 9th

Dawn (Fast Begins) ..............................................4:56 am

Sunrise ..................................................................6:17 am

Morning Service (Shahrit) ....................................7:15 am

Minhah (men wear tefillin) ..................................5:30 pm

Sunset ...................................................................5:56 pm

Arbit (Evening) Service ........................................6:18 pm

Eve of Purim

Saturday Evening, March 11th

(See Shabbat Services Schedule)

Shabbat Minhah ...................................................5:40 pm

Saturday Sunset ....................................................5:59 pm

Habdalah ..............................................................6:32 pm

Purim/Motzaei Shabbat Arbit ..............................7:00 pm

Reading of Megillah, followed by dinner .............7:15 pm

Late Reading of Megillah .....................................9:00 pm

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Purim Day

Sunday, March 12th

Times Are DST (Daylight Savings Time)

Morning Shahrit..........................................8:00 am DST

Morning Megillah Reading & Breakfast ..............8:30 am

Women’s Megillah Reading ..................................8:30 am

Late Morning Megillah Reading ........................11:00 am

Purim Day Minhah & Arbit Services ..................6:30 pm

Sunset ...................................................................7:00 pm

End of Purim Day ................................................7:21 pm

Hebrew School History

In 1802, Meir Polonies donated $900 to fund our Hebrew School

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Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history. 

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