Celebrate Purim with the Minyan! Saturday evening, February 23 at Ashkenaz



The Aquarian Minyan Purim party and Purim Shpiel at Ashkenaz

  • COOLEST MEGILLA READING EVER (Bring noise makers and be ready to use them at the mentioning of you-know-who's name)
  • THE AMAZING PURIM SHPIELERS (With ever-fresh Purim-with-a-twist theatrics)
  • BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: ADAMA and friends will rock out with their unique brand of Middle Eastern and Klezmer fusion for your dancing pleasures.
  • DOES DANCING MAKE YOU HUNGRY? We have Super Awesome Hamantashen specially prepared for this evening. Ashkenaz has great food, drinks, wine and draft beer for sale throughout the evening.
  • COME IN COSTUME! We're going to be having a best-dressed contest! So bust out your polyester and start growing your mustache!

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Megillah Reading at 7:00. Purim Shpiel at 8:00, Dancing at 9:00.

Purim is celebrated by giving mutual gifts of food and drink (mishloach manot), so bring some treats to exchange with friends. It's also a time to tithe and give donations, such as a donation to support Aquarian Minyan. Other customs include drinking wine, wearing of masks and costumes, and public celebration. 

Cost: $20 or $15 for members of Jewish Renewal congregations, children under 13 are free, family cap $35.

There is ample parking in the area.

Ashkenaz is located at 1317 San Pablo Ave, near Gilman in Berkeley   (510) 525-5054.