Purim

Celebrate Purim with your fellow TUC community!


Tuesday, February 27
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lander Hall Lobby


Get Henna Done by an Artist. Enjoy Light Refreshments.

Purim is billed as the most joyous date on the Jewish calendar, the daylong holiday commemorates the nullification in 356 B.C.E. of a Persian decree calling for the annihilation of the Jewish people throughout the Persian Empire as told in the biblical Book of Esther.

It is observed by public readings of the Megillah, or Scroll of Esther, to recount the story of the Purim miracle, sending food gifts to friends, giving gifts of money to the poor and enjoying a festive Purim meal.

Purim