Celebrate Purim with us at Chabad
16-17 March 2022

All Welcome

Purim at Chabad North Shore is a really happy and festive time where we celebrate the salvation of the Jewish people in ancient Persia.

Please join us at our Megillah readings, family event and/or adult event.

You can find more information below.

Wishing you a happy Purim!

Rabbi Nochum and Fruma Schapiro
Rabbi Mendy and Chanie Schapiro

Megillah Readings
and Shule Services

Megillah Readings

Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Purim Eve

7:30 pm

Thursday, 17 March 2022
Purim Day

7:00 am
9:00 am
6:00 pm*
6:30 pm

Shule Services, Fast Times and Events

Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Fast of Esther

Fast begins: 5:36 am
Shacharit: 6:30 am

Purim Eve
Mincha: 7:15 pm
Maariv: 7:30 pm followed by Megillah
Fast ends: 7:38 pm
Thursday, 17 March 2022
Purim Day

Shacharit: 6:30 am
Megillah: 7:00 am
Megillah: 9:00 am
Purim Family Event: 4:30 pm
Megillah: 6:00 pm*
Mincha: TBC
Megillah: 6:30 pm
Adult Purim Dinner: 7:00 pm
Maariv: TBC
*These readings are during our Purim functions for children and they may run a few minutes late.
Please contact the office if you would like to schedule a megillah reading at your office, school, or other central location!

Purim Festivities

Purim event for the Whole Family
Exotic Animal Interaction, Face Painting, Wild Inflatables, Awesome Booths, Kid-Friendly Megillah, Delicious BBQ, Raffle, Prizes and More.

Come dressed-up and get ready to roar!

FREE ADMISSION (cost for food)
BOOKINGS REQUIRED: ChabadHouse.org.au/jungle

Thursday, 17 March 2022
4:30-6:30 pm
at Chabad North Shore, 27 College Cr. St Ives

Adult Purim Dinner
An evening of glitz and glamour

Live Jazz, Open Bar, Mime Challenge, Dress-up Contest

Adults: $40 (Late Booking after 12 March, $45)
BOOKINGS REQUIRED: ChabadHouse.org.au/purim22

Thursday, 17 March 2022
6:30 pm: Megillah Reading
7:00 pm: Festive Purim Feast
at Chabad North Shore, 27 College Cr. St Ives

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, 17 March, 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, February 26. 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.