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Purim 2021/5781

This year's theme is ... Summer Camp


Spiel, Ma'ariv, Megillah Virtual Purim

Thursday, February 25 | 6 PM
   Join the congregation on Zoom for an evening of fun and prayer. Can you Boo Haman and cheer for Mordechai? (Hold up a "Boo" sign, use a grogger, make noise your way.)
      Be delighted by the annual Agudas Achim Purim Spiel performed by the Drama Chug, under the leadership of Education Director Chaya Silver.
   Show off your costume online with our "Costume Cam"; get caught having fun Purim style.
   Engage in megillah reading with our many talented readers.
Morning service & Megillah Reading
Friday, February 26 | 7:30 AM
   The megillah will be read during the shacharit (morning) service.
   Use the morning minyan zoom, available here when logged in.

Matanot L'evyonim: Leket Yisrael

Leket Israel, Israel’s National Food Bank
   Leket Israel, Israel’s National Food Bank, rescues 40 million pounds of healthy, surplus food annually that would have gone to waste, from hundreds of farms, hotels, corporate caterers and IDF army bases. Leket provides the rescued food to over 200 non-profits feeding 246,000 Israelis of all backgrounds each week, including Holocaust survivors, immigrants, the elderly, kids at risk, single parent families, and more.  
   The pandemic has dramatically increased demand for food assistance. Over 20% of Israelis are now unemployed (up from 4% in March 2020), with many families requesting food assistance for the first time. Over the past 9 months, Leket Israel has provided 1.8 million fresh meat meals and nearly 31 million pounds of nutritious produce – an 18% increase over the same period last year. 
   All contributions made toward the Leket Israel Matanot L'evyonim Campaign will go towards surplus fresh food that is delivered on Purim and Shushan Purim in order to fulfill the Mitzvah. For every dollar received, Leket Israel rescues and delivers seven pounds of high-quality food for hungry Israelis.
Sat, July 31 2021 22 Av 5781