Purim Carnival 2023
Sunday, March 5

Purim Carnival is back! Featuring bounce house, video games, carnival games, raffle prizes, snacks, and more! Wear your best costume and get ready to have fun!

9:00am-10:00am – Quiet Carnival (for those who need a sensory-friendly environment)

10:00am-1:00pm – Main Event

“Hamantaschen” Sponsorship (2 Adult entries, 2 Child entries, 40 raffle tickets) – $180.00
“Mordechai” Sponsorship (2 Adult entries, 4 Child entries, 50 raffle tickets) – $280.00
“The Whole Megillah” Sponsorship (4 Adult entries, 6 Child entries, 60 raffle tickets) – $360.00

All proceeds benefit the Religious School Scholarship Fund


Rockin’ Megillah Reading
Monday, March 6 | 5:30pm

Hear the story of Purim chanted, shake your groggers at sound of Haman’s name, and nosh on some hamantaschen. All parents, grandparents, babysitters, and friends are welcome!

Purim Trivia For Adults
Monday, March 6 | 6pm

Adults are invited to join us for Purim Trivia. Test your holiday knowledge and enjoy a “Vash-tea-ni” and festive oneg with TI clergy.  


Mishloach Manot Religious School Fundraiser

Did you know Purim is our gift-giving holiday? It’s called Mishloach Manot, and its customary to give gifts to friends and loved ones. Participate in this tradition and help support the Religious School Scholarship Fund at the same time.

This year we will be partnering with Aigner Chocolates, a family-owned and operated sweets shop in Forest Hills, Queens. They have generously offered to give us a portion of all proceeds they collect. To ensure that our order is marked appropriately, please follow the steps below to order. Orders may be placed anytime from January 1 through February 15 for inclusion in this project.

  1. Visit their website at https://aignerchocolates.com/ and shop for any items as you would otherwise do. If you are looking for recommendations, take a look at the Gift Boxes section or the Chocolate Covered Gummy Bears.
  2. On the final checkout screen, find the Order Notes section and type “Temple Israel NYC Purim Fundraiser” to ensure that your order is considered part of our group.
  3. Select “In Store Pick-Up” if you wish to pick up you order at Temple Israel anytime between February 27 and March 1
  4. Select “Shipping” if you wish to have your order shipped to you or a loved one. Overs over $100 will ship for free.

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