Purim in Tidewater

by | Feb 28, 2014 | Other News

But wait! There’s more! Visit www.ShalomTidewater.org for a complete listing of 2014 Purim events in the “How-to Live Jewishly in Tidewater” blog or call Rebecca Bickford at 757-452-3180.

Annual Purim Party
Sunday, March 16, 4:30 pm
The Norfolk Plaza Hotel
• NY Style deli
• Juggler, caricaturists, yo-yo artist and more
• Lively Jewish music and dancing
• Megillah reading
• Prizes for all kids in costume
• L’chaims!
$18 with paid reservation by March 12, $25 at the door, $360 sponsorship. RSVP: www.chabadoftidewater.com, or 757‑616‑0770.

Saturday, March 15, 8 pm
Also known as Kehillat Bet Hamidrash (KBH), the congregation conducts Purim services. Located at 952 Indian Lakes Blvd. in Virginia Beach. Whether you come in a costume, jeans, or a suit, you will enjoy the festivities of one of the most joyous and well-attended events of the year. As always, doors are open to the public on holidays and on Shabbat. For questions, visit www.kbhsynagogue.org or e-mail kbhsynagogue@gmail.com.

2014 Purimshpiel
Saturday, March 15, 7 pm
Ohef Sholom Temple presents “That ’70’s Shpiel,” featuring temple members telling the groovy Purim story followed by a dessert reception. $10 suggested donation. Highlights will be presented Sunday, March 16, at 11 am.

OSTY Purim Carnival
Sunday, March 16, 11:30 am
The community is invited to Ohef Sholom Temple Youth’s (OSTY’s) Purim Carnival with fun games, great prizes, and delicious food by OST Men’s Club. There will also be a Sisterhood Bake Sale. Game and food tickets are five for $1 in advance or four for $1 at the door. Call 625-4295 for more information or to purchase discounted tickets.

Sunday, March 16, 9:45 am–12 noon
The religious schools of Temple Emanuel and Beth El are joining together for a Purim Carnival and making it open to the community. The carnival takes place at Temple Emanuel.

The fun begins at 9 am for a “T’fillah Tip Toe through the Megillah” with Sharon Wasserberg. There will be a Best Costume Contest for an adult/couple and for the children, a costume parade, a giant inflatable, games and prizes, and homemade pizza, popcorn, and ice cream for sale. Hamantaschen will also be for sale.

Temple Emanuel is located at 424 25th St. in Virginia Beach. Call 757-428-2591 for more information.