Category Archives: Purim

“I never learned *that* in Sunday School!” p.2

One of our proudest partnerships from the last few years is our ongoing joint Sunday School, B3 (B’nai Emunah-Beth Israel-Judea B’Yachad). B3  classes include students from both congregations (as well as other families) to create an engaging and meaningful experience … Continue reading

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It’s Purim Time!

The fun began today at our B3 Religious School Purim Carnival.  After a great Purim play, the carnival and magic show began.  I was dressed as Haman for our sponge toss and kids enjoyed our cake walk, Esther’s Beauty Parlor, … Continue reading

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Purim Carnival with Bone Marrow Drive

Special thanks to the 15 new registrants to the Be The Match National Bone Marrow Registry. These new members joined thousands of others who have volunteered to join the registry and become potential bone marrow donors. Two drives were held … Continue reading

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Purim 2014 – A Joint Affair

By Sharon Bleviss Members of B’nai Emunah, Beth Israel Judea, Ner Tamid and Or Shalom gathered on the eve of March 15th to celebrate Purim at BIJ. Costumed crowds gathered for dinner while the four rabbis in their clown outfits … Continue reading

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Peeking behind the Mask – Rabbi Mark’s 2013 Purim Message

Shalom, There are times in our lives when we face deep questions like, “Who am I?” “What is my purpose?”  “What is life’s meaning?” We know as well from experience and from our wisdom literature, that there is a time … Continue reading

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Fun Filled Purim Celebration

Congregation B’nai Emunah held it’s annual Purim party last night. We were starting off with a delectable Persian feast, prepared by April & Co and homemade Hamentaschen. The reading of the Megillah was interrupted by Dean, our wacky MC, who … Continue reading

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Is It Just a Cookie?

By Rabbi Mark Melamut Shalom, A good Jewish answer to the question would be – yes, and no.  The holiday of Tu B’Shevat, the New Year of the Trees, will be upon us shortly, followed by none other than, Purim! … Continue reading

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