Purim around town

by | Feb 27, 2020 | Featured, Other News

Purim begins at sunset on Monday, March 9

Tidewater is fortunate to have many great Purim events taking place this year.
Check some of them out here.


Sunday, March 8, 10:30 am
A Totally Rad Purim Carnival
Ohef Sholom Temple
530 Raleigh Ave, Norfolk
www.ohefsholom.org or 757-625-4295.
10:30 am Vendor Fair
11:30 am Purim Carnival

Ohef Sholom Temple’s Purim carnival and vendor fair will be filled with games, food and fun. Activities include a cake walk, costume contest and raffles. Don’t miss out on any of the fun.

Sunday, March 8, 11 am
Purim Party, Megillah, and Movie
Temple Emanuel
424 25th Street, Virginia
www.tevb.org or 757-428-2591.

Monday, March 9, 5 pm
Purimspiel Dinner Theater
(Queen Edition)
Ohef Sholom Temple
530 Raleigh Ave, Norfolk
www.ohefsholom.org or 757-625-4295.

The Megillah according to Queen, the band.

Monday, March 9, 5:30 pm
Beth El Persia’s Got Talent Season 2
Beth-El Temple
422 Shirley Ave, Norfolk
5:30 pm family dinner
6:15 pm festivities begin

With the talent search open to acts of all ages, Beth El’s Got Talent has brought the variety format back to Persian culture by showcasing unique performers from across the country. The evening will be a true celebration for the Beth El spirit.

RSVP to noelle@bethelnorfolk.com or 757-625-7821by March 4 to attend the dinner.

Monday, March 9, 5:30 pm
Motown Megillah
Temple Israel, 7255 Granby St, Norfolk
templeisraelva.org or 757-489-4550.
5:30 pm spaghetti dinner
6 pm kids Megillah reading
6:30 pm Motown Megillah

An evening of fun with a spaghetti dinner for young families, followed by a Megillah reading for kids. Children can enjoy a program and costume parade during the adult Megillah reading and Purimshpiel “Motown Megillah.”

Tuesday, March 10, 5:30 pm
Chabad of Tidewater Presents:
A Magical Purim
Wyndham Garden Norfolk Hotel
700 Monticello Ave., Norfolk
www.chabadoftidewater.com or

World renowned illusionist, Ilan Smith, entertains for a Magical Purim. A delicious dinner, dessert, and open bar are included, as well as kid-friendly foods. Megillah reading to follow.

Tuesday, March 10, 6:30 pm
A Dessert Celebration
B’nai Israel, 420 Spotswood Ave, Norfolk
www.bnaiisrael.org or 757-625-7821.

Join B’nai Israel for a dessert celebration with fun child-oriented activities. There will be stations for the children including Ryan the Balloon Guy, a Purim mural making station, and building a candy palace. Desserts with hamantashen and lots of dancing!

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