Purim

Purim Celebration and Multi-Lingual Megillah Reading

Saturday, March 23, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. | In-person & Online | ​Purim with CBST is always a fabulous night of revelry! Join us as we retell the story of Queens and villains and victory. We’ll begin at 6:00 p.m. with a festive Purim Musical Maariv service, our all-congregation Costume Parade, and our signature multi-lingual Megillah Reading featuring more than a dozen languages!

Get ready for another timewarp! This year’s theme catapults us into the future with CBST Purim: The Future is Now!

Break out your fondue pots and microwave poached egg makers! Don your shiny, holographic party attire and get ready to party like it’s 3024!!

Costume suggestions: your go-to futuristic fashion ensemble; chrome; sleek, minimalist jumpsuits; visionary inventors or tech pioneers; robots; space-age outfits; virtual reality game avatars; pop stars and AI musicians; teleportation portal operators; time traveler, etc. We can’t wait to witness the incredible futuristic costumes!

Families with Children Purim Spiel and Carnival

Saturday, March 23, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. In-Person | Register » | Be with us for the CBST Families with Children Purim Spiel and Carnival! There will be balloon animals, face painting, interactive arts and crafts, and a station hosted by Repair the World for matanot l’evyonim, or “gifts for the poor” where families can package hygiene kits for Broadway Community, Inc., a food pantry which serves asylum seekers in NYC.

We’ll have pizza (with GF and vegan options), hamentashen, as well as popcorn, snow cones, and cotton candy!

Please join us from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for the Purim Spiel in the Kuriel Chapel, put on by our B* Mitzvah class! Purim Carnival to follow until 6:30 p.m.

Bring the whole family in your favorite Purim costumes (CBST theme: The Future!) and celebrate Esther’s coming out as a Jew to the Persian king and saving our people.

Everyone is welcome to join the Purim Parade and the megillah reading in the Wine Family Sanctuary upstairs at 6:30 p.m.

This event is recommended for kids ages 2–12 with their adult(s). Babies, toddlers, and teens welcome!