Purim at Beth El is a joyful celebration. Our Purim activities include our very popular Nitzanim Purim Spiel and our annual “Megillah Madness” celebration — which was even once mentioned on an episode of the hit television show The West Wing.

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Sunday, March 13

  • 10:00 am – noon Annual Purim Carnival hosted by Beth El Religious School. Join us for a dance party, arts and craft, a costume contest, and more! All families are welcome to join us.

Wednesday, March 16 Be sure to come in costume.

Thursday, March 17, 7:30 am Morning minyan in the Swoff Chapel includes a special Torah reading for the holiday plus reading of the Megillah. Click here to watch via Zoom.

Past Purim Programs

Below are a selection of program guides from past Megillah Madness celebrations. Click on each link to open a PDF in a new window.

  • 2011 – A Very Disney Purim
  • 2010 – Shush-a-Lot
  • 2009 – Rock, Soul, & Billy Joel
  • 2007 – A Rock ‘N Roll Purim
  • 2006 – Megillah on the Roof
  • 2005 – Megillah Madness on Broadway
  • 2004 – Disco Purim
  • 2002 – Rock ‘N Roll Purim
  • 2003– Rock ‘N Roll Purim