PURIM IN SOUTHAMPTON 5776 (14 Adar II)

Members of all Southampton and South Hampshire Jewish Communities (and none) are invited to Purim celebration on Wednesday 23 March at Southampton Hebrew Congregation shul, Mordaunt Road, Southampton SO14 6FW.

Timetable:

6pm  Children (and all who ASPIRE to be children, from 18 to 81) to assemble for dressing up and games etc. Grownups allowed to come in costume too. (Organiser Dr GIL DEKEL)

7.30pm Evening Service (according to the Minhag Southampton) read at great pace by the President of the Southampton Hebrew Congregation  Mr Martyn ROSE

7.35pm Reading of the MEGILLAT ESTHER  in a combination of the HEBREW and ENGLISH  languages by the CONGREGATION.

Please bring rattles, musical instruments, vuvuzelas and other sonorous ACCOUTREMENTS  to celebrate the downfall of the evil HAMAN

AFTER THE READING
Please bring FOOD  and DRINK of a suitably seasonal VARIETY   to share  and enjoy suitable  CONGENIAL  company, following the demise of the evil HAMAN .

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Shabbat March 12

Saturday March 12 (2 Adar II, 5776)
Parashat Pekudei, 7th Portion (Exodus 40:28-40:38)

Shabbat service:           Synagogue, Mordaunt Road
Officiant:                            Rabbi Zalman Lewis (Universities Jewish Chaplain)
Service start time:           10 am
Kiddush/lunch:                 12 noon

As usual all welcome