Purim 5781

Drive-In Purim Pandemic Shpiel and Megillah Reading Thursday, February 25 at 5:30 PM

Honk when you hear Haman, Decorate your cars, and join us for a Purim Celebration like never before. We’ll hear the Megillah chanted, we’ll bring back songs from Purim Shpiels past, and we will celebrate Purim with Hamantashen, the Purim story, and lots of joy! Pre-Registration is Required!

Purim Amazing Race Sunday, February 21

Join in a family friendly morning of competition, problem solving, and sheer silliness at our Amazing Purim Race. Open to all ages, families, and abilities, your teammates are your travel buddies. There will be a prize for the winning team, and hamantaschen for all!

Hamantashen Baking with Sylvia Fallas Sunday, February 21, 5:00 PM

What’s Purim without hamantashen, those little triangles of sweet deliciousness? Join chef and blogger Sylvia Fallas, coming to us from her own kitchen, to learn how to make this traditional Jewish pastry. Sylvia’s recipes are always family friendly, so have your kids (of all ages) join us. Make this your sweetest Purim ever!

mishloach manot

Mishloach Manot

 Send ‘love in a basket’ to all of our Temple family and support YLE

For $10.00 per recipient, you can send mishloach manot to anyone on our membership list. NEW this year…you can send a basket to the entire Temple community for $540. There is no better year to let your Temple family know that while we are still physically distant, we are thinking of each other. Not only does it show love to one another, it raises money for YLE.

Questions or need assistance? Contact Deb Carberry at decarberry@gmail.com.

Volunteer for Purim

All of our Purim programs and activities will not be possible without the help of our community. There are volunteer opportunities for ages 10+. Please consider helping with the following…

  • Stuffing Mishloach Manot (ages 10+) 
  • Delivering Mishloach Manot (licensed drivers) 
  • Amazing Race Station Leaders (teens) (Sunday, 2/21)

Questions about how to get involved with this mitzvah? Contact Samara Schwartz at sschwartz@tewnj.org.