2019 Purim Schedule

Taanis Esther (Fast of Esther): Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Fast Starts – 6:19 AM Fast Ends – 8:15 PM (Under normal circumstances one must wait until after the megillah reading before breaking fast.) Shacharis – 6:25 AM Mincha – 6:15 PM (Machatzis HaShekel is given before Mincha in shul.) Purim Night Maariv followed by Megillas…

Matanos L’Evyonim: Gifts for the Needy

It is a positive rabbinical commandment to give two gifts for two needy people on Purim, one gift to each person. Even a poor person who himself subsists on charity is obligated in this requirement. This obligation can be fulfilled through any type of gift: money, food, drink, or clothing. Optimally, the gift should be…

CTC 2019 Community Purim Seudah

CTC Purim Seudah: Space is definitely limited. We always sell out. Sign up early to be guaranteed a seat. Thursday, March 21, 2019, 6:00-8:00 PM at Congregation Toras Chaim, 7103 Mumford Ct., Dallas 75252. Menu: Featuring Chinese Food / Bring your own wine Cost: $18 per person (adults and children 3+) / $72 family max