Purim

Purim is a joyous holiday commemorating the rescue of the Jews of Persia by Queen Esther and her uncle Mordecai from the evil Haman. The story is read aloud and when Haman is mentioned in the Megillah (scroll) of Esther, people scream and turn noisemakers called “groggers” to drown out his name. 

 

Children and adults come to Temple dressed in costumes to go along with our annual theme.  This is a wonderful evening for all ages, topped off with lots of hamentashen (three-cornered pastries to resemble Haman's hat.)

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TEMPLE ISRAEL
Nancy & Don Carter Campus
1901 North Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, Florida  33407

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Temple Israel is the oldest Jewish organization in Palm Beach County and is the only Reform synagogue in

West Palm Beach.  It is conveniently located near downtown West Palm Beach and draws its members from all areas of the County.