We know what you're thinking: If only I had been warned in advance, I'd have gotten the heck out of Shushan!
At JRC, we're hardcore when it comes to Purim! Over 90 JRC members volunteer their time and creative skills to produce fun activities for kids, for grown-ups, and for the perennially immature (you know who you are). We encourage you to come to all of our Purim programs, and will be completely heartbroken if you don't show up. (That's right - Rabbi Rosen will notice.)
Here's how we do Purim:
Saturday, February 23, 2013
5 pm - Whole Megillah Reading
Everyone is absolutely welcome. If you'd like to read (in Hebrew or English - your choice), please contact Cantor Friedland at email@example.com. You can even show up and volunteer on the spot.
6:30 pm - Oy Vey Café
Hey ... don't leave so fast - where do you have to be anyway, Mr./Ms. Bigshot? It would be a shonde to miss the annual merriment of our very own parody song-lovin' Alte Rockers and way too many hamentaschen!
Sunday, February 24, 2013
10 am - Family Megillah Reading
Get ready to make some noise with JRC's very own Klezmer house band, Heavy Shtetl! The Family Megillah Reading is one wild hour of shouting, stomping, grogger-ing, and multigenerational mayhem.
11 am - The New, Old-Fashioned, Home-Made JRC Purim Carnival & Family Funhouse
If you survive the Family Megillah Reading, you may as well stick around for some heavy-duty silliness! We're gonna have it all:
- Get down with our famous Cake Walk and a Cupcake Walk (for those afraid to commit to a whole cake)
- Make yourself bootiful in the Silly Spa
- Win the Freeze Dance with your smooth moves
- Have tea with the Queen - Esther, that is!
- Enjoy delicious food (is there any other kind?)
- And that ain't all! Get your fortune told! Dress up crazy! Play old-fashioned games! And more!
Be a part of the team that makes Purim great at JRC! Contact Purim Mavens Rebecca Hamlin or Susan Forte at firstname.lastname@example.org to pitch in!