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Thank you for celebrating Purim 5783/2023 with us!

Mishloach Manot Drive: Thank You! 

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Mishloach Manot campaign. This year was our most successful campaign to date, raising over $14,000! We could not have done it without our generous donors. We hope everyone had a wonderful Purim!

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 1255 25th at 4:30pm. Registration required.

Click here for more info and to sign up!

Purim Programming @ Kesher

Kesher Kids Purim Arts and Crafts
Sunday, February 26, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM at Kesher Israel

Kesher Israel Presents: Purim on the Rocks
Monday, March 6, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM ,  Clubhouse DC

The Annual Kesher Israel Purim Seudah
Tuesday, March 7, 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM ,  1255 25th St NW

Purim Chesed Opportunities

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

Monday, March 6 - Taanit Esther

  • 5:15 am: Fast begins
  • 7:05 am: Shacharit
  • 5:35 pm: Mincha (Kesher Main Sanctuary)
  • 6:20 pm: Maariv followed by Megillah Reading (6:35 pm)
  • 6:36 pm: Fast ends (if one can, it is preferable to wait until after hearing Megillah to break the fast)
  • 7:30 pm: Kesher Israel Presents: Purim on the Rocks at Clubhouse DC (Registration Required)
  • 9:30 pm: Late Megillah Reading (Kesher Main Sanctuary)

Tuesday, March 7 - Purim Day

  • 6:45 am: Shacharit with Megillah Reading (Kesher Main Sanctuary)
  • 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
  • 3:40 pm: Mincha (Kesher Main Sanctuary)
  • 4:00 pm: Late Megillah Reading 
  • 4:30 pm: The Annual Kesher Israel Purim Seudah at 1255 25th Street (Registration Required)
  • 8:00 pm: Maariv (Kesher Main Sanctuary)

Sat, December 2 2023 19 Kislev 5784