Purim roundup

March 12, 2012 by Community Editor
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News from some of the huge number of Purim events that took place around the country…

Young Adult Chabad Purim Cruise – Sydney

Rabbi Eli Feldman (2nd left) and crew

Hundreds of young adults celebrated Purim in Style aboard Young Adult Chabad’s Purim cruise.

The event featured phenomenal catering with plenty of food and a well stocked Bar. DJ Gee kept the crowd entertained with an upbeat mix of Purim music and the Megillah reading was complimented by a simultaneous slideshow featuring the Purim story with a host of modern characters such as Ahmedinijad as Haman and Cindarella as Queen Esther!

“The two hours flew by quickly and people we’re having so much fun that they were disappointed to disembark when we got back to port”, said Rabbi Eli Feldman, Director of Young Adult Chabad.

















JEMS- JEMs (Jewish Education Matters) was on a real roll this Purim, beginning with 120 coming to Hamentash baking in Our Big Kitchen, 50 going to spread the Joy (and the Hamentashen they baked) to nursing home residents, continuing with a teen Purim party and Megillah reading and culminating with 450 turning up for Purim bubble mania where they enjoyed a bubble and balloon show, Mishloach Manot gifts, smiley face necklace making and a delicious BBQ buffet dinner.














UJEB   Melbourne

Children in UJEB’s Millies Program enjoying Purim celebrations…

Chloe Guss, Tayla Fischer and Zoe FischerIsabella Porkupets, Maddi Heitlinger, Jemma Heitlinger and Mattan Amier

Isabella Porkupets, Maddi Heitlinger, Jemma Heitlinger and Mattan Amier










Chabad of Melbourne CBD

The Shliach of Chabad of Melbourne CBD was ecstatic to see another huge crowd at his 14th Purim in the City which took place
in downtown Melbourne at the main town hall of the City.
In attendance on the Dais as speakers for the event were Mr. Jon Faine from ABC Radio who acted as Master of Ceremonies.
Mr. Kevin Andrews MP – Federal Member for Menzies and Shadow Minister for Families, Housing & Human Services,
Mr. David Southwick MLA – Member for Caulfield and Cr. Kevin Louey for the City of Melbourne.
They all had something good to say about the work that is being done in the City by the Shliach of Melbourne’s City Centre and
wished him continuing success.
The Megillah was read and followed a Seudos Purim catered lunch and live music and dancing.

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