United Hebrew Congregation, 13788 Conway Road, St. Louis, MO 63141 | 314-469-0700

Purim

Purim Carnival, & Shpiel

Sunday, February 25

10:30 a.m.
Purim Shpiel
in the Millstone Sanctuary
This year’s Purim Shpiel is inspired by DC Comics Justice League. Come see how our superhero Queen Esther saves the Jewish people!

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Purim Carnival
The Purim carnival will have games, bounce houses, delicious food and a great raffle.

Youth wristbands for ALL games, booths and activities
are $10 in advance through February 23 ($15 after that date and at the door).

No charge for parents and adults.

Purchase wristbands here.

New this year, we are having Booth Sponsors! All sponsorships come with a sign, your name on the carnival entrance banner AND your name listed as a sponsor on all promotional materials. In addition, you will receive entry tickets and food cash! Sponsor a booth here.
 
Hamantaschen Sponsor:                 $72
(Sponsorship recognition + 1 wristband entry & $10 Food Cash)

Shushan Sponsor:                            $180
(Sponsorship recognition + 2 wristband entries & $15 Food Cash)

Esther Sponsor:                                 $360
(Sponsorship recognition + 4 wristband entries & $20 Food Cash)

Interested in volunteering?
The NFTY:UH senior youth group plans the entire event, but they need your help. Volunteer opportunities include set-up, running games, serving food, making signs and more. Contact H. Lee Rosenberg for more information.

 

Wednesday, February 28

6:30 p.m.
Purim Dinner
Enjoy a Purim feast including a variety of savory hamantaschen, soup with Kreplach, salad and cocktails prior to the reading of the megillah.  $13 per person. RSVP to Angie Klenke.

7:30 p.m.
Reading of the Megillah
Please bring a shakable food item such as pasta or rice to be used as a grogger and donated to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry.

 

For more on the history and traditions of Purim, click here.