Temple Emanuel of the Pascack Valley presented “Frosted,” a Purim shpiel, with religious school students. Boxes of pasta were used as groggers and then donated to Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey. Cantor Alan Sokoloff, left, Helga; Emma Portnoy, the Snow Guard; Isaiah Wescott, King Ahashveros-Kristoff; Maya Zislin, Olaf; Rabbi Shelley Kniaz, Rabbi Shella; Eva Friedman, Esther-Anna, and Rabbi Loren Monosov, Ingrid.
Temple Emeth in Teaneck’s Purim shpiel, “Haman with the Golden Gun: License to Shpiel” with a James Bond theme, had script and lyrics by Jonathan Berkowitz. Cast members, from left, Mattan Poller, Arnie Graber, David Bloom, Mindy Greenberg, Paul Seitelman, Barbara Rosenfeld, Shelley Brunston, Marla Levine, Marilyn Shapiro, and Aden Poller. (Barbara Balkin)
Agnes Adler of Westwood readies the dough for her own hamantaschen at a “Make and Take” hamantaschen at the JCC of Northern New Jersey Active Adults program at Temple Beth Or in Washington Township. The program is supported by the Jewish Federation and the Bergen County Y, a JCC Foundation.
Hindy Drizin, wife of Rabbi Dov Drizin, center, with Valley Chabad ladies clad in Disney attire. More than 200 guests participated in Valley Chabad’s “Purim in Disney” in Woodcliff Lake. (Steve Berkowitz)
Rabbi Ronald Roth of the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/Cong. B’nai Israel with religious school students celebrating Purim at the shul’s annual carnival.