Purim 5784 at FHJC

Purim is Sunday, March 24, and this year it's better than ever!

Purim description of events

Fulfill ALL the Mitzvot of Purim at FHJC - Here are the Deets

March 23, Saturday Evening: 

Megillah Reading: 8:30 PM 

  • A quick and joyous reading of the full Megillah

March 24, Sunday Morning:

Shacharit: 8:20 AM with Torah reading in the Little Synagogue

Costume Parade: 9:00 AM in the Main Sanctuary; everyone can join in the fun or cheer the paraders on

Megillah Reading: 9:15 AM in the Main Sanctuary

  • A full reading of the Megillah accompanied by a slide show featuring our Early Childhood and Religious School students and English translations so everyone can follow along.  

For Members and guests of members only:  Brunch & Chesed Projects: 10:15-11:30 AM (Brunch by RSVP only) in the Heller Ballroom


  • Fulfill the mitzvah of Matanot L’evyonim, gifts for the needy. A hands-on project that anyone can do – make a “soup in a jar” kit for a hungry local family.


  • It’s a seudah, a festive meal! Fruit, muffins, cereals, yogurts and more!
  • Breakfast cocktails for the grown-ups
  • For Religious School and Early Childhood families Brunch is free
  • For all others, $8 for adults includes 1 boozy drink, $2 for children


Open to All! 

Performance 11:30 AM by John Pizi (ventriloquist & magician) great fun for all ages in the Heller Ballroom

FHJC Purim Carnival: Noon – 3:00 PM in the Gym

  • Inflatable Bounce House and Obstacle Course
  • Crafts
  • Carnival games galore
  • Lunch and snacks available for purchase.  Kosher franks, pop corn, drinks!
  • Just $5 gets you unlimited access to inflatables and crafts plus 10 tickets to play the carnival games

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