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Purim Carnival & Megillah Readings

March 16, 2022 - March 17, 2022, 4:00 pm - 10:00 am

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We can’t wait to invite you back to shul for our first in-person Purim carnival since 2020! Please see the in-person attendance information at the bottom of this post for details regarding vaccine requirements. Not comfortable joining us in-person quite yet, or just can’t make it? Not a problem – join us via Zoom!
This year’s costume theme is Back to the Future!
Join us in historic garb, or, craft a costume based on your futuristic fashion forecast!
Wednesday March 16:
4:00 pm Family friendly Purim Carnival with Bouncy House, Cotton Candy, Popcorn and more (Social Hall)
5:30 pm Participatory Family Megillah Reading in English (Sanctuary)
6:30 pm Beth Jacob Hebrew School Purim Spiel, “Back to Shushan”(Sanctuary)
7:00 pm Joint Beth Jacob / Anshe Sholom Purim Spiel Airing (Sanctuary screen)
8:00 pm Hebrew Megillah Reading (Sanctuary)
Thursday March 17:
7:30 am Purim morning service followed by breakfast (Sanctuary)
Can’t join us in person? Both days will be on Zoom too: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84354123861
Our Zoom password is the same as usual for Beth Jacob services.
If you don’t already have it, please email shira@bethjacobsynagogue.ca
In-Person Attendance Information:
We are delighted to invite you back to shul for in-person services. Please see below for detailed instructions regarding our COVID-19 policies and gaining access to the Synagogue building.
We thank our COVID safety committee, headed by Dr. Michael Sherman, for their ongoing guidance developing health and safety policies.
Current COVID attendance policy: Adults attending any in-person service or event are required to show proof of three vaccinations: double vaccination plus booster shot. Children attending in-person are required to show proof of double vaccination. Children too young to be double vaccinated may present proof of a negative rapid test. Face coverings and social distancing will be enforced. Proof of vaccination should either be emailed to shira@bethjacobsynagogue.ca in advance, or, presented at shul when you arrive. Guests who do not provide sufficient proof of vaccination will not be permitted to enter the building. On Purim, electronic devices are welcome. Please do not bring your proof of vaccination on your electronic device for Shabbat services.