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Hamantashen Bake at Congregation B’nai Avraham March 2

As your correspondent can attest, you don’t have to be Jewish to love hamantashen, the small triangular cookies with sweet fillings that are a staple for the holiday Purim. This year, Purim falls on March 6-7. To prepare, Chabad of Brooklyn Heights will have a hamantashen bake at Congregation B’nai Avraham, 117 Remsen Street (between […]

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Purim Carnival at Congregation Mount Sinai Sunday, March 9

Purim is perhaps the most joyous of Jewish holidays. It commemorates the time when Queen Esther and her cousin Mordecai thwarted the plan of the villain Haman to have all the Jews in Babylonian exile murdered. Your gentile correspondent once attended a Purim party that featured, among other things, a bluegrass band, and plenty of […]

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Get on the Purim Party Bus with Rabbi Simcha

Rabbi Simcha Weinstein tells us there’s still time to get on the Purim bus tomorrow with Congregation B’nai Avraham and dress up like your favorite New York icon! Full schedule and details here.

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