From holiday-themed family experiences to our legendary Purim spiel, there are many ways to celebrate Purim at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue. Join us!
Family Shabbat Dinner & Learning: Get Ready for Purim!
Friday, March 3, 5:45 p.m.
Families with children of all ages are invited to this exuberant celebration of Shabbat, featuring a delicious dinner, Purim-themed fun and activities, and a very special interactive puppet show.
The award-winning Yellow Sneaker Puppets will take us on a musical adventure to ancient Shushan with their Harry the Hamantaschen puppet show. Kids will cheer (and boo!) as the Purim story unfolds and Esther and Mordechai save the day (with a little help from a hamantaschen in a fedora).
Tot Shabbat Together: Celebrate Purim!
Saturday, March 11, 10:00 a.m
Designed for children 4 and under and their grown-ups, this joyful and interactive service features parachute play, shaker eggs, musical instruments, and a nosh - all themed around the story of Purim!
Purim Fun and Activities (Grades K-2)
Saturday, March 11, 4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Purim through music, stories, hamantaschen, and more.
Megillah Reading and Costume Parade
Saturday, March 11, 5:00 p.m.
Volunteers welcome! Take part in our annual interactive reading of the Gantze Megillah, the scroll of Esther, from beginning to end. Followed by a costume parade for kids at 6:15 p.m. and Norman Roth’s legendary Purim spiel. If you are interested in participating in the Megillah reading, please email Cantor Daniel Singer at .
Billy Joel -The Megillah Man
Saturday, March 11, 6:30 p.m.
Don't miss the 30th and final Purim spiel by Stephen Wise legend Norman Roth! Hum along with Billy Joel's greatest hits, with lyrics that tell the story of Esther. Preceded by our annual Megillah reading and a costume parade for children. For those who are unable to join us in person, we will be live streaming the spiel at www.swfs.org/live.