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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

Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

1768
Hanukkiah

Synagogue tradition associates this Hanukkah lamp with the First Mill Street Synagogue of 1730.

1730