Purim Celebration

Description: Chabad of Durham added a little twist this year for its Purim Celebration. Titled Purim in the Land of Israel, the festivities included a unique Multimedia Megillah Reading 'Scroll of Esther'. Purim celebrates the salvation of the Jewish people in the year 3405 from Creation (356 BCE). The party included Israeli food in the Tel Aviv Shuk, live Israeli music and dancing in Beer Sheva, fresh squeezed orange juice in Jaffa, decorate cards for Tzahal (Israeli) soldiers in Hebron, and face painting in Tzefat. For more info about Purim visit www.jewishDurham.com/purim.

Start Time: March 20th, 2011 at 12:00am
End Time: March 20th, 2011 at 4:30pm
Location: Centennial Building
Address: 416 Centre Street S.

City: Whitby
Province: ON
Postal Code: L1N 4W2

Website: www.jewishdurham.com
Purim Celebration  - Susan & Marion, part of the Chabad of Durham congregation, greeted people at the door Susan & Marion, part of the Chabad of Durham congregation, greeted people at the door Purim Celebration  - Brothers Kyle & Shawn Brothers Kyle & Shawn Purim Celebration  - Robbie, Shelli & Addie taking in the festivities Robbie, Shelli & Addie taking in the festivities Purim Celebration  - Shai danced to the live Israeli music Shai danced to the live Israeli music Purim Celebration  - Dovid & Goldie were nothing but smiles for the celebration Dovid & Goldie were nothing but smiles for the celebration Purim Celebration  - Shai, Michelle, Lisa & Saryna just a few to partake in the Purim Celebration Shai, Michelle, Lisa & Saryna just a few to partake in the Purim Celebration Purim Celebration  - Terry played the live music Terry played the live music Purim Celebration  - Zoe, the official face painter of the afternoon, spruced up John's face with a flower Zoe, the official face painter of the afternoon, spruced up John's face with a flower Purim Celebration  - Beth, Mark & Simone sporting boa's and smiles! Beth, Mark & Simone sporting boa's and smiles! Purim Celebration  - Ken & Esther Ken & Esther Purim Celebration  - Shlomo & Adam at the Purim Celebration Shlomo & Adam at the Purim Celebration Purim Celebration  - Karrie & daughter Sophia Karrie & daughter Sophia