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Purim Carnivals & Events March 1, 2015 March 1-March 8 throughout San Gabriel Valley

Purim Festivals








Purim Carnival

Sun., March 1

Temple Beth Israel 
of Pomona


Purim Spiel

March 4, 7pm


 Temple Sinai of Glendale

The Wizard of Oy!
Beth Shalom of
Whittier & Temple
Ner Tamid

March 4, 6pm 

Temple Ner Tamid
10629 Lakewood Blvd. 
Downey, 90241

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Kriat ha-Megillah/
Reading Se’udat

March 4
7pm- 9pm


Temple Beth Israel of
Highland Park &
 Eagle Rock

Purim Spiel

March 4, 7pm


Temple Ami Shalom

Erev of Purim

March 4, 6pm


Temple Beth Israel of Pomona

Purim Megillah

March 4 • 7pm


 Adat Re’im

Family Purim Festival

Sat., March 7
5pm – 9pm


 Temple Beth David

Purim Persian Feast

Sat., March 7


 Adat Re’im

Purim Carnival

March 8, 10am


 Temple Sinai of Glendale

Purim Celebration
& Carnival

Sun, March 8


Pasadena Jewish
Temple & Center

Purim Carnival

March 8


Temple Beth Israel of
Highland Park &
 Eagle Rock

Science & Society in Israel March 4, 2015 11:30 am-1:30 pm Claremont McKenna College, @ the Athenaeum, Claremont, CA 91711



An important component of the Israeli Scientific community has been to study the significant break-throughs in biological sciences.
Join scientists and Jewish studies professionals for a presentation from the Weizmann Institute.

For more information, please contact Professor Gary Gilbert at or 909.607.1877 

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Purim Celebration • The Wizard of Oy! March 4, 2015 6:00 pm-9:30 pm Temple Ner Tamid of Downey • 10629 Lakewood Blvd. • Downey CA 90241

Purim Potluck


Potluck & Dessert followed by 
Celebration of Purim
& Abbreviated Service

For more information call (562) 861-9276 

Presented by Temple Ner Tamid & Beth Shalom of Whittier



Meghillah & Secrets March 4, 2015 6:00 pm-6:00 pm Temple Beth Israel of Eagle Rock and Highland Park • 5611 Monte Vista • Los Angeles, 90042

Screenshot 2015-02-23 16.24.10Join TBI for an Enchanting Purim Evening!

6:30-7:30  Hear the Whole Megillah chanted! BYO-Groggers, Noisemakers. Costumes.

7:30-8:30 Special “Secrets” Performance

8:30-9:30 Purim Teaching & Discussion with Rabbi Robin Podolsky and JMS while Noshin’ on Hamantashen.

Suggested Donation:  $18 (pay what you can) 


A Special Evening of Comedy with NBC4's Fritz Coleman March 8, 2015 7:00 pm-8:20 pm The Ice House Comedy Club • 24 N. Mentor Avenue • Pasadena

Fritz ColemanBenefitting the Jewish Federation, this night of comedy will feature Fritz Coleman at the legendary Ice House. 

$15 per person 
plus a two drink minimum

Tickets and information or 626.577.1894



Looking for that Perfect Kindergarten? March 11, 2015 9:30 am-10:30 am Weizmann Day School • 1434 N. Altadena Dr. • Pasadena, CA 91107

Screen Shot 2015-01-29 at 10.17.00 AMWhy just take a tour when you can see Weizmann Day School Kindergarten in action?
Meet our faculty and staff, explore our classrooms and watch our students learn!

Join us for A Taste of Kindergarten!
(Infants welcome on the tour.)

To reserve a spot, please call
(626) 797-0204 or email

Weizmann Day School is a co-educational, community K-8 Jewish school in Pasadena. We offer small class sizes and differentiated instruction and welcome students and families from an array of Jewish, interfaith and diverse backgrounds. 

Masquerade Murder Mystery Dinner March 14, 2015 6:00 pm-10:00 pm Temple Beth Israel, 3033 North Towne Avenue, Pomona, CA 91767



Killer Fun Time for Adults
Dress Up for a Masquerade ball, use clues to answer questions and win prizes. 
Experience killer cocktails and a gourmet meal, coffee & dessert

$65 per person | RSVP deadline March 5  | tel 909/626-1277 or

Shabbaton 2015! March 20, 2015 Camp Mountain Chai

November 2014 - Shabbaton Save the Date quarter-page adDon’t miss out on Shabbaton ’15. Open to all our communities 3rd-9th graders. A weekend your child will never forget.

March 20-22, 2015

Call the Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys for more information and an application:
tel: 626.445.0810

Annual Woman's Forum March 24, 2015 11:30 am-1:30 pm Doubletree Hotel • 924 West Huntington Drive • Monrovia (reservations required)

Women's Forum for RegHonoring WOMEN who make a DIFFERENCE

This event brings the community together to honor and recognize the valuable contributions women have made within their synagogues and organizations.

For event details, click here to view the invitation.

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Family Pesach Seder April 4, 2015 6:00 pm-9:03 pm Beth Shalom, 14564 Hawes Street, Whittier, CA 90638

Screen Shot 2015-02-11 at 2.32.06 PMBeth Shalom of Whittier invites you, your family and your friends for Pesach Seder with Rabbi Cantor Osnat Margalith and Hazzan Lance H. Tapper

Kosher Dinner:
$50 adult members and children 12 and older
$20 children 4-11
Free for kids 3 and younger

RSVP by March 26 (562) 941-8744