Purim in Tidewater

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Chabad of Tidewater

Thursday, March 17, 5:30 pm,
Sandler Family Campus

Chabad’s Annual Purim Party is back. Dinner, music, Purim mitzvoth, crafts, magic, face painting, balloon twists, and prizes. For more information or to RSVP, contact www.chabadoftidewater.com/purimparty. Suggested donation, $18 per person, ages 3+.

Congregation Beth El

Wednesday, March 16, 5:30 pm (dinner) 6 pm (re-telling of the story)

Experience the magic of Purim with an enchanting family dinner. Ma’ariv and family-friendly megillah reading will follow, with David Cardon and Company re-telling the Purim Story. Dress up for a Purim costume parade and stay for an awe-inspiring Magic Show for all ages. For more information or to RSVP, contact Noelle at 757-625-7821 or www.bethelnorfolk.com.

Kempsville Conservative Synagogue

Wednesday, March 16, 7:00 pm

Hybrid Ma’ariv and Megillah reading. Rules for in-person attendance: vaccination with proof and masks required.  Hamantashen and l’chaims will be served.  Costumes encouraged.  For more information, contact kbhsynagogue@gmail.com.

Ohef Sholom Temple

Wednesday, March 16, 6:30 pm, Zoom 

Law & Order: Shushan Villains Unit, A Shpiel by Jury. In the Jewish justice system, anti-Semitic based offenses are considered especially heinous. In Shushan City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious schmendricks are members of an elite squad known as the Shushan Villains Unit. These are their stories. For more information or the Zoom link, visit www.ohefsholom.org.

Temple Israel

Wednesday, March 16, 7:30 pm, Zoom

Enjoy an “out-of-this-world” Purimshpiel based on Star Wars, with Morde-sky-walker, Princess Esther Leah, Darth Haman, Han Shelomo, Jewbakka, and Rabbi-Wan Kenobi. For more information or the Zoom link, visit www.templeisraelva.org.

Temple Lev Tikvah

Friday, March 18, 7:30 pm

Temple Lev Tikvah will hold a Purim Zoom service led by Rabbi Israel Zoberman. For information and the Zoom link, contact Rabbi Zoberman at 757-617-0334.

Tidewater Chavurah

Sunday, March 20, 4–6 pm

Tidewater Chavurah will host a Purim party, including a Purimshpiel using a talk-show format, at the home of Rabbi Ellen Jaffe-Gill and Spencer Gill. Costumes optional (clothing required). Vaccinated people only, please, with masks optional. For more information and address for the party, contact Rabbi Ellen at rabbicantorejg@gmail.com.