March 6, 2009
Chabad celebrates Purim with disco Chabad Jewish Center will celebrate ?Purim Night Fever,? starting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, with a ?70s style disco-themed event with a deejay, dancing, arts and crafts, face painting, dinner and a reading of the Megillah with simultaneous slide show at 5 p.m. Chabad is at 30804 S. Coast Hwy. The holiday of Purim commemorates a time of trepidation and suffering for the Jewish population in the 4th century....
March 14, 2008
Purim carnival at Chabad Circue de Purim, featuring Russian veteran circus performers, makes its debut on Thursday at 6 p.m., at the Chabad Jewish Center. The Purim celebration will also feature face painting, arts and crafts, balloons and fun. Those who come in circus costume can win a prize. The holiday of Purim commemorates a time of trepidation and suffering for the Jewish population of Persia living in the fourth century B.C.E. It is also a celebration of survival against odds.