CTC Purim Schedule 2022

CTC Purim Schedule 2022
CTC Purim Schedule 2022

Taanis Esther (Fast of Esther): Wednesday, March 16, 2022

  • Fast Starts – 6:22 AM
  • Shacharis – 6:35 AM
  • Mincha – 7:05 PM (Machatzis HaShekel is given before Mincha in shul.)
  • Fast Ends – 8:02 PM (Under normal circumstances one must wait until after the megillah reading before breaking fast.)

Purim Night

  • Maariv followed by Megillas Esther – 8:05 PM

Purim Day: Thursday, March 17, 2022

  • Shacharis – 6:35 AM
  • Megillas Esther ~ 7:00 AM
  • Mincha – 4:30 PM
  • Beis Medrash Learning – 5:00-6:00 PM
  • Purim Seudah in shul for those who signed up – 6:00 PM
  • Maariv – 8:05 PM

Remember the four mitzvos of Purim day:

  • Matanos L’Evyonim: Charity is sent to at least two different needy people (Money may be given to the rabbi for distribution on Purim)
  • Mishloach Manos: Each Jew over the age of bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah must send two different, ready made foods to at least one friend
  • Seudas Purim: Toward evening, a festive meal called Seudas Purim is held, often with wine as the prominent beverage
  • Megillas Esther: Each Jew over the age of bar mitzvah or bat mitzvah must hear Megillas Esther read at night and during the day

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