This colorful booklet will give all the basics about this holiday which combines elements of Halloween, Mardi Gras and the secular new year. It is a holiday not only for children who know immediately that anything with a costume will be fun, but for adults too.
Connecting Interfaith Families to Jewish Life in Greater Cleveland by providing programs and opportunities for interfaith families to experience Judaism in a variety of venues, meet other interfaith families, and to connect to other Jewish organizations that may serve their needs.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
An event geared specifically for women to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim will be held on Wednesday, February 29 at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton from 7-9pm.
Purim Primary 2012 is a night of fun, participatory entertainment featuring actor Jon Adam Ross and acclaimed performer Shira Klein. Along with all attendees, Ross and Klein will explore the concept of strong women, Jewish identity and the meaning of Purim in a manner similar to a presidential primary election.
Participants are asked to bring full size toiletries (toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, etc.), disposable diapers larger than size two or a pre-paid phone card to donate to Second Step, an organization that assists survivors of domestic violence.
The event is sponsored by the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston and co-sponsored by Mayyim Hayyim, the Boston Chapter of Hadassah and Jewish Women’s Archive.
Cost is $20. Register at www.bostonjcc.org/purimprimary or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-558-6480.