Purim Celebration at the Boulder JCC

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March 5, 2023 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm(GMT-06:00)

Event Details

What is Purim? Purim, “Feast of Lots,” is a joyous Jewish holiday that recounts the saving of the Jews from a threatened massacre during the Persian period (539-330 BCE). The story of Purim is recounted in the Book of Esther, whose eponymous heroine plays the leading role in saving her people. This holiday is celebrated with costumes, Hamantashen (triangle shaped cookies), and the sharing the story of Purim. Community Supporter: Congregation Har Hashem 

During the Purim Celebration

  • Kids have the exciting opportunity to jump on several inflatables, as well as make their own Gragger, or noise maker
  • Hamentashen and other treats will be available for purchase from the Whistling Boar Bakery
  • Face painting available for additional purchase
  • Book sales on location, or in advance, with our partner the Boulder Book Store

Timeline of Events

2 PM – Doors Open 

2:30 PM – Purim Skit and Costume Parade with Leah Boonin and Caroline Saliman

3:00 PM – Loud Mouse book reading and discussion by Cara Mentzel and Idina Menzel 

3:30 PM – Magic show with “Esther the Jester” Erica Sodos

4:00 PM – Purim Skit and Costume Parade with Leah Boonin and Caroline Saliman

 – Registration is required for adults and children 2 years and older (Children under 2 years do not need to register) This program is geared towards families with children under 10 years of age. –


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