02/24/12

PURIM 2012!

Hadassah’s Back! Purim @ JTS and Romemu! Free!

Purim Night, March 7th 2012
6:30-9:00pm:
Hadassah & friends read the Megillah at JTS
9:30pm-Midnight:
PISH: The Purim Tish Party at Romemu

Megillah Reading @ Jewish Theological Seminary
3080 Broadway (@122nd St)
Free!
Featuring live music, a full megillah reading (chanted by JTS faculty and students), and live commentary & interaction by Rebbetzin Hadassah and members of Storahtelling.

Please arrive early and have photo ID available to enter the Seminary.
RSVPs REQUESTED at [email protected] This event is co-sponsored by the Columbia/Barnard Hillel.

Romemu, Pish: The Purim Tish
165 West 105th Street, West End Presbyterian Church
Free!
Join Romemu and Storahtelling post Megillah for the Pish Tish led by Rebbetzin Hadassah Gross, Rabbi David, and guests. Stay for the dancing!

Rebbetzin Hadassah Gross, named the “First Lady of Judeo-Kitsch” by Heeb Magazine, is an international lecturer and motivational speaker with expertise in the Oral Tradition, Hasidic teachings, and Practical Kabbalah. Hungarian born, she is a survivor of two concentration camps, and the widow of six distinguished Hasidic rabbis. The rebbetzin is primarily involved with philanthropic efforts, and makes annual visits to New York City on the occasion of Purim.

*In the spirit of matanot l’evyonim (giving gifts to the needy on Purim), please bring a box of pasta or other noisy food item to use as your grogger during the Megilla reading at JTS. Then bring your food grogger to Romemu where all food will be collected and donated to the food pantry at West End Presbyterian Church.

Storahtelling is an educational innovator, a training institute and a network of educators, artists, and performers committed to advancing Judaic literacy and restoring meaning to modern life.