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  • Homemade Hamantaschen get Luton into the Purim spirit

    Event To build excitement ahead of Purim, Luton invited Rebbetzen Vogel of Ealing to run a Hamantaschen-baking workshop that not only taught its members how to make the traditional Purim treats, but also explored the various symbolic associations that the read more
  • Cardiff goes tropical for Jungle-themed Purim

    Event Purim in Cardiff took on a rather exotic flavour as the shul hall was bedecked in tropical foliage and Rabbi Rose dressed up as a quintessential English explorer to lead his flock of animal-suited members in celebrating a jungle-themed read more
  • Purim Party at Belmont United

    Event Everyone turned out in their best fancy dress for a day of Purim celebrations at Belmont shul, where the entertainment was totally novel – a digital portrait artist. Attendees, who also got the chance to hear the Megillah in read more
  • Solihull’s ‘Purim in a Box’ project brings joy to community

    Event Smiles were brought to the faces of elderly and housebound Jews living in and around Solihull as Rabbi and Rebbetzen Pink, together with a group of volunteers, packed up full Purim meals and hand-delivered them. This format had already read more
  • 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 read more
  • Enfield’s Purim at the British Museum

    Event Enfield members had a one-of-a-kind immersive festive experience as they enjoyed a sociable and educational Purim-themed visit to the British Museum. They experienced an onsite Megillah reading in a private room, complete with fancy dress and exotic headgear, before read more
  • Bollywood Purim at Watford United

    Event Purim at Watford had a Bollywood flavour as Bangra dancers were hired to teach members, many of whom had come dressed in traditional saris and tunics for the occasion, how to dance like professionals. There were even more in read more
  • Shenley does Bollywood: Purim at SUJC

    Event It was a Purim party with an Indian twist at Shenley United Jewish Community as a Bollywood dance workshop brought people together to discover a new culture and work up an appetite for high-quality Indian-themed refreshments. This interactive activity read more
  • Singers Hill: Purim Learning Series

    Event A learning series; participants engage in both practical and theoretical learning about the festivals. Objectives To bring the community together, increase observance and awareness of festivals and engage people with our tradition.  Evaluation from Rabbi Jacobs “The programme was read more
  • Hendon: Mitzvot education day

    Event A multi-station event on the Shul premises giving the participants a hands on experience of many exciting and fun Mitzvot. Objectives To increase awareness and understanding of key Mitzvot; to provide a positive Jewish experience for our community and read more