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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

Twenty First Street Cemetery

In August of 1829, Shearith Israel’s third cemetery was consecrated.  It was located on Twenty First Street just west of Sixth Avenue

1829
Uriah Phillips Levy

Uriah Phillips Levy, the first Jew to be promoted to Commodore in the United States Navy.

1850