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Purim Dinner and Celebration

Saturday, March 11

The reading of Megillat Esther begins promptly at 7:15 pm in the Large Synagogue. Children are invited to the Elias Room for a special program just for them, including a Purim show by Yeladudes Entertainment.  Parents are encouraged to arrive at 7:00 pm in order to help their children settle in and then make their way to the Large Synagogue in time for Megillah.


Immediately following the Megillah reading, registered guests are invited to a festive family-style meal in Levy Auditorium. In addition to a tasty dinner, guests will enjoy our annual children’s costume parade.  


RSVP deadline March 7

$28 members, $36 non-members, $20 children (12 and under). 


"Procrastinators Pricing" from March 8 until noon on March 9

$35 members, $44 non-members, $20 children (12 and under).


Click here to register.


We work hard to make our Purim festivities affordable to all.  Please consider sponsoring to help defray the costs not covered by the base charge.     

Revolutionary War Torah Scrolls

In 1776, several British soldiers desecrated two of Shearith Israel’s Torah scrolls.

The 'Pineapple' Rimonim

These bells adorned a Torah scroll at the consecration ceremony of the First Mill Street Synagogue in 1730.