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Purim Schedule

PURIM HOLIDAY

Fast of Esther

Wednesday, Febuary 28th

Dawn (Fast Begins) ..............................................5:10 am

Sunrise ..................................................................6:31 am

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

 

Eve of Purim

Wednesday Evening, February 28th

Minhah (men wear tefillin) .............................................5:15 pm

Sunset ...........................................................................5:46 pm

Arbit (Evening) Service ....................................................6:00 pm

End of Fast.......................................................................6:07 pm

Reading of Megillah, followed by Herringfest dinner .......6:15 pm

Late Reading of Megillah ................................................8:00 pm

 

Purim Day

Thursday, March 1st

Morning Shahrit...................................................7:15 am

Morning Megillah Reading & Breakfast .................8:00 am

Women’s Megillah Reading ..................................8:00 am

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

Sunset...................................................................5:47 pm

End of Purim Day ..................................................6:08 pm

Post-Purim Service (Arbit only)...............................6:30 pm

Benjamin N. Cardozo

Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo spoke of the need for the Congregation to maintain its historic traditions and to remain true to the customs and practices of the generations that had come before.

1895
First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

1730