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Friday, March 14, 2014

Local Purim Schedule for our congregations!



Happy Purim everyone!  Chag Purim Sameach! 


Here is a listing of the local Purim schedule for our congregations!



From Beth El Jacob Synagogue:


We have a busy weekend we are all looking forward to!


Megillah Reading Sat evening 8:15pm

Minyan 9:00am
Megillah Readining 12:00pm followed by Purim in Disney



From Temple B’nai Jeshurun



This Friday, March 14, Purim weekend, we will have a special Friday evening Shabbat service at 6:00 p.m.

It will feature the reading of the regular (Adult version) of the Megillah. The entire service will take place in the social hall where food and drinks will be available throughout the service. It's going to be a great party!

Join us! Come in costume! Have fun!






From Tifereth Israel Synagogue


Shake Your Gragger!

Tifereth Israel Purim Celebration

Saturday, March 15th at 6:00pm


Celebrate with your Tifereth Israel community as we commemorate how Queen Esther helped save the Jewish people!


The evening's family-friendly activities will begin at 6:00pm with an abbreviated Purim story, followed by our annual costume parade, and a chance for our children to make sh'lach manot (Purim food baskets) for their friends.  Dinner will then be served, and after that, we'll begin our formal reading of the Book of Esther at 7:45pm.


Our Purim celebration is free and open to the community!  Donations  to help cover the cost of the event will be gladly accepted;  if you would like to contribute, please mail your donation to the Tifereth Israel office at 924 Polk Blvd, Des Moines, IA 50312.


If you plan to attend, RSVP to the office by phone at 515-255-1137 or by email at  Your RSVP is very important, as it will help us determine how much food and how many supplies to have on hand.  Thanks very much!









From the Judaic Resource Center


Mincha: 7:00 PM,  Maariv: 8:00 PM 

Reading of Megillah: 8:30 PM 

Megillah reading in Ames, IA at 9pm. Please contact  Dr. Krill Tuchin

Sunday Morning Minyan at 9:00am followed by Megillah reading.

Please RSVP for "Purim in Circus" event if you have not done so yet.


The Ames Jewish Congregation held a megillah reading and party on March 9.