Shorashim Celebrates Purim!

This week Shorashim celebrated Purim!  We dressed up in costumes, from policemen…

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…to the the wicked Haman, complete with a classroom-made “triangle” shaped hat!

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We read the “megillah” with our puppets and groggers, making lots of רעש (ra’ash – noise) each time we heard Haman’s name.

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We even baked hamantaschen!  We got to roll out the dough…

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…cut out circles…

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…dot on the jam…

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…and pinch three sides to form the trademark triangular shape…

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…just like Haman’s hat!

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We baked them in the oven, and they came out looking delicious!

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They tasted delicious too!

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Many Jews celebrate Purim by providing gifts of food to friends, which is just what we did by making mishloach manot for our Jewish Enrichment and Shorashim friends.  We made trail mix…

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…and decorated bags to give to our friends.

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Purim was a ton of fun!  We look forward to celebrating more holidays in Shorashim!


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