Purim Events Planned Throughout Community


Purim festivities at BEKI will begin on Saturday, March 16, with a meet and greet with mask-maker Beckie Kravetz, from 12:30- 2 p.m., following services and the weekly luncheon. Sabbath rules will be observed. 

The reading of the Purim Megillah, a costume party event with much merriment, will be held Wednesday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m., and again Thursday, March 21, at 8:15 a.m. 

The Big Gulp Purim Seuda, BEKI’s annual Purim dinner, will be Thursday, March 21, from 5-7 p.m. The price is $10 per person or $18 per household if reservations are made by Monday, March 18, at office@beki.org or (203)389-2108 x114, or pay more at the door. The menu is dairy/pareve; costumes are encouraged for all ages. The community is welcome to all of these events. Go to beki.org. 


A Grand Purim Celebration will be held on Thursday, March 21, at 6 p.m. at Chabad of Milford-HCW, 15 Edgefield Ave. Featuring an interactive Megillah reading, buffet dinner, Chinese acrobat show, crafts, and hamantaschen, this event is fun for all ages. $20/ adult, $15/child in advance. More info, RSVP at JewishMilford.com.


On Sunday, March 17, Congregation Mishkan Israel will hold its annual Purim Carnival at 10 a.m. The event features favorite games and a moon bounce. Tickets are available at the door.

The congregation’s combination Megillah Reading and Purim Spiel will feature music from the ‘80s. Service will be held Wednesday, March 20, at 7 p.m. 

For more information, call the synagogue office at (203) 288-3877 or go to cmihamden.org. 


Temple Emanuel is having an adult Purim party on March 23 at 7 p.m. Come and join the TE family for a NOTHEME PURIM PARTY! Dress up in your wildest costume, crazy hat or silly outfit and compete to win the Best Costume Competition! BYOBeverage and NUT-FREE Snacks. Entertainment by the renowned TE DJ, Jeff Levinson. Join in the Karaoke Competition, dancing and activities. The event is FREE but please register in advance.Go to tegnh.org or call (203) 397-3000. 


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