Qabbalat Shabbat: Friday, 6:00 p.m. Torah Study: Saturday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Weekday Minyan: 6:15 p.m.

Purim 2021

Be Part of Our Purim Celebrations!

We are partnering with the Maccabee Bar in their Purim Pour Em Take Home Boxes. Order your box today! Each box includes Purim themed cocktails (there is also a non-alcoholic option), hamentaschen, groggers, and assorted craft activities. Order your box today! Pick up for the boxes will be on Thursday, February 25 at Variety Bar in Somerville.

Thursday, February 25

5:00 p.m. Virtual Purimpalooza for families with kids of all ages!
Join Temple Israel clergy, Education staff, and FJECC Preschool staff for Purim fun on Zoom and IN COSTUME! For younger kids, we’ll have a puppet show and for older kids we’ll have an interactive Purim megillah reading experience. Contact Roberta Axeloons for more information.
7:00 p.m. Riverway Cafe: Purim Edition
Join the Riverway Project this month as we study Jewish texts through a modern lens. This month we’ll be exploring the themes surrounding Purim, a festival that commemorates the story of Esther with joyous celebrations!
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Zoom’Gillah
21+ Virtual Megillah Reading in the most fun way ever!
Who will the clergy be dressed as this year? Join the full Temple Israel Clergy for a virtual reading of the whole Megillah! Join us on Zoom in costume and bring your favorite libation to enhance the celebration!

Friday, February 26

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. RYFTI Purim Celebration
RYFTI is excited to host this years Purim Celebration for teens 8th-12th grade. Join us for a night of games, costumes, hamantaschen making, and more! Contact Fallon Rubin for more information and the Zoom link.

Sunday, February 28

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Zoom Family Purim Celebration for 0-7th grade
Join us for Purim celebrations and activities for students of all ages. To RSVP and get the zoom link, contact Roberta Axeloons.
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Treasure Hunt Spiel – Join us for a Purim Car Adventure!
Start at Temple Israel in your car, and then drive around town to find 4 clues to experience the full story of Purim. We’ll all end up back in our cars at Temple Israel for a Purim celebration!