Happy Purim!
Join us for Purim at Chabad of Greater Dayton
 
 
Rabbi's Message
  Purim at Chabad of Greater Dayton is a really happy and festive time where we celebrate the salvation of the Jewish people in ancient Persia.

Please join us at our main event and megillah reading. You can find more information about the holiday below.

Wishing you a happy Purim!
 
 
Purim in the Shtetl
Sunday, March 24 - 4:30 PM

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Megillah Readings
 

Saturday Night, March 23

Following Shabbat and the Evening Services:
8:45pm
 

Sunday Morning, March 24

Shacharis Morning Service:
9:00am
Megillah: 9:30am

One Lincoln Park: 1:00pm

Purim Party: 4:30pm

 

Please contact the office if you would like to schedule a megillah reading at your office, school, or other central location!

 
 
Purim Festivities
 

 

 
 
 
 
Food Gifts to Friends
 

On Purim we emphasize the importance of Jewish unity and friendship by sending gifts of food to friends.

On Purim day, send a gift of at least two kinds of ready-to-eat foods (e.g., pastry, fruit, beverage) to at least one friend. Men should send to men, and women to women. It is preferable that the gifts be delivered via a third party. Children, in addition to sending their own gifts of food to their friends, make enthusiastic messengers.

 
 
Giving to the Needy
  One of Purim’s primary themes is Jewish unity. Haman tried to kill us all, we were all in danger together, so we celebrate together too. Hence, on Purim day we place special emphasis on caring for the less fortunate.

Give money or food to at least two needy people during the daylight hours of Purim. In case you can’t find any needy people, your synagogue will likely be collecting money for this purpose. At least, place two coins in a charity box earmarked for the poor.

On Purim, we give a donation to whoever asks; we don’t verify his or her bank balance first.

As with the other mitzvahs of Purim, even small children should fulfill this mitzvah.
 
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Purim Guide
 
Purim Megasite
Purim Stories
Insights & Inspiration
Recipes
Kids' Site