A Purim Tale by Ben-Zion Friedman

MEGILLAH GEOGRAPHY Once aPUN a time King OSH-KOSH of the UNITED KINGDOM was HAVANA good time . PEKING toasted ; ” YEMEN , SERB up SAMOA wine . let’s TAIWAN on . ” The tipsy king asked Queen Vashti : ” KENYA dance the hoo-chee koo-chee . . without your...

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Seeds of Bravery

Rabbi Bill Kuhn delivered this d’var Torah last Shabbat and interpreted how we can all be “Brave!”  Last weekend was “Shabbat Parah” the first Sabbath after Purim, which highlights the connection between the holiday of Purim (last Saturday p.m./Sunday) and the festival of Pesach, which comes exactly 30 days later. There...

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Recovering from Purim

Thank you to the Megillah readers, Rak-n-Kol a capella group, Beth Ahavah Players and Young Friend Purim poets for contributing to a fun and funny Purim Saturday night!  Here are 2 poems that were read by our Young Friends, Jen Simon Lento, Laurel Klein and Matt Adler.

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Esther, Mordechai, and Us, Searching for Our Purpose

By Rabbi Jill Maderer This weekend, celebrate Purim!  Saturday night at 7 pm, at our Purim Shpeil and  Party, adults will come in costume, hear some Megillah, enjoy the shpeil (skit) and party until we can’t distinguish between Mordechai and Haman!  Sunday morning at 9:30 am, at the Purim Carnival,...

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