Purim Dinner, Service, Shpiel, and Megilla Reading

Saturday, March 19, 2011 – 6:30pm

Congregation B’nai Emunah
3595 Taraval Street @ 46th Avenue
San Francisco CA 94116

Everyone is Welcome.  Please make dinner reservations by March 13.  Dinner is $12 for adults, $5 for children.

Join us for a fun filled evening of fun, food, and song.  We will begin with a catered pasta dinner and a mini-children’s carnival, followed by Havdalah, a brief service with a combined Megillah reading and Purim Shpiel in the form of a Game Show.  Of course, there will be hamantaschen.

Rabbi Mark and Cantor Linda will lead services.  Rabbi Mark and Dean MacDonald are organizing the Megilla Reading and Purim Shpiel.

Reservations are required for the Pasta Dinner.  Please send a check to the office by March 13, 2011:

  • Children 12 and Under – $5
  • Adults and Children Over 12 – $12

Hamentaschen Cookie Dough

  • 1 cube butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 Tbs mailk/water or orange juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Cream butter and sugar together. Add egg. Mix flour and baking powder. Add a little of this mixture at a time to the butter and sugar.

Add liquid and remaining flour. Roll out dough. Cut into rounds using a glass or cup of approximately 3 inches in diameter. Place drop of filling into center of each round.

If dough is too sticky put it in the freezer, wrapped in aluminum foil.

Form into triangles by firmly pinching the dough together. Bake at 375 F for about 15 minutes until lightly browned. Makes about 24 Hamentaschen.

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