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Purim at Shearith Israel is a meaningful and joyous holiday. Celebrate Purim through prayer, hesed, and merrymaking.

 

Purim Youth Programming 2019

We welcome back The Talking Hands Theatre puppet show who will entertain our younger members during the reading of the Megillah this year!

Mishloah Manot and Matanot L'Ebyonim

Click here to learn more about the Sisterhood's Mishloah Manot project or to give Matanot L'ebyonim. 

Audio Recording of the Megillat Esther

Listen to the entire Megillat Esther online. Sung by Hazzan Rabbi Ira Rohde.

Purim Celebration and Herringfest: The Purim Edition

Join us for Megillah reading, and a herring-infused dinner for registered guests.

Purim Dinner and Celebration 2019

Join us for Megillah reading in our beautiful Main Sanctuary, plus special children's programming, and register for our festive community dinner which follows.

CSI Youth Purim Programming by Story Arts

We welcome all children to the Story Arts show during the reading of the Megillah

Women's Megillah Reading

Celebrate 29 years of women reading the Megillah on Purim morning at Shearith Israel.

Purim Breakfast

Immediately following the readings of the 8:00 am readings of the Megillah, congregants are welcome to enjoy a festive breakfast. 

Purim Dinner and Celebration

Join us for Megillah reading in our beautiful Main Sanctuary and register for our festive community dinner which follows.

 

Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883
Liberty Bell Rimonim

These Rimonim, modeled after the American Liberty Bell, were commissioned by the Congregation in honor of Judge Edgar J. Nathan Jr.

1961