Office of the Chief Rabbi

Community and Carnival at Borehamwood’s Purim Extravaganza

Event

It was all systems go at Borehamwood & Elstree United as Purim games, food and activities took place across the shul site (and beyond) for all sections of the community. The congregation packed in to hear the Megillah before enjoying a full breakfast spread and a festive carnival where all costumes great and small were on display. There was a relaxed, sociable atmosphere as people enjoyed Purim with their friends and families and connected with new people.

Evaluation from Organiser:

“The breakfast and carnival which the CCE helped us fund was an outstanding success! Everyone of all levels of religiosity had a wonderful time.” 

Participant Feedback:

  • “Such a great community event especially for the children. Makes me more willing to attend future events”
  • “If not for this event, my family and I wouldn’t have celebrated Purim”
  • “Everyone was having fun and it was targeted just right. Having a space to socialise and meet other members of the community was lovely. It seemed the event appealed to everyone”
  • “It was a lovely event, with lots to do for a huge number of people”
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