Temple Hatikva Celebrates Purim

(l-r) Costumed cantor Kyle Cherry, board member Evan Frankl and president Stephen Schwartz displayed some of the collected Kosher pasta and Passover items donated to the Bronx Jewish Community Council’s Food Pantry following the service.
Photo courtesy of Temple Hatikva

Temple Hatikva’s faithful celebrated pre-Purim Shabbat service on Friday, March 10 in costume and brought unopened boxes of Kosher pasta to be used lieu of as the traditional ‘gragger’ noisemakers to drown out the name of the Purim story’s villain who plotted the destruction of the Jews in ancient Persia.

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