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Purim @ Kesher Israel

Mitzvot of Purim

Mishloach Manot  Drive 

Contribute to the Kesher Israel Mishloach Manot campaign. All members receive a Mishloach Manot bag over Purim and you could be recognized for making it happen!

Click here to for more info and to sign up!

Megillah Reading

See below for the schedule of readings both on Erev Purim and Purim day.


Purim Reference Material

OU Purim and its Mitzvot

Matanot L'Evyonim

100% of funds raised go to support needy recipients both in Israel and in our local community. Contribute through Kesher by Purim day to participate.

Click here to give to Matanot L'Evyonim through Kesher! 

Purim Seudah

Join us at the Shafner residence at 5:00pm. Registration required.

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Purim Programming @ Kesher

The Halacha and History of Purim in Walled and Once-Walled Cities
Tuesday, March 15, 8:00pm - 9:00pm (on Zoom)

Kids Purim Celebration with DC Minyan
Wednesday, March 16, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Kesher Israel Presents: Pur'im a Gin & Tonic - YP Purim Party at Tonic
Wednesday, March 16, 8:30pm - 10:30pm

Purim Chesed Opportunities

Make an Extra Mishloach Manot for a Homebound Member of the Community!
If you plan to prepare and deliver Mishloach Manot this year, consider making an extra and delivering to a homebound or senior member of the community! Email to be matched.

Support important charitable organizations by sending a Purim Card!
Purim is a wonderful opportunity to support Jewish organizations by sending cards to out-of-town family and friends in lieu of Mishloach Manot. Consider ordering Purim cards from one of the following organizations:

Full Purim Schedule

Shabbat, March 12 - Parshat Zachor

  • 5:15 pm: Additional Reading of Zachor (Rose Park, 27th and N St. NW, weather permitting)

Wednesday, March 16 - Taanit Esther


Thursday, March 17 - Purim Day

  • 6:45 am: Shacharit with Megillah Reading (Kesher Main Sanctuary, also on Zoom)
  • 9:00 am: Women's Megillah Reading (Kesher Main Sanctuary)

 - The women's megillah reading is sponsored by friends of Sheri Adler and Didi Saiman L’iluy Nishmat Lianna Saiman z”l ליענה תקוה בת ידידיה ז״ל

Sat, August 13 2022 16 Av 5782