JTS Celebration to Feature "Purim The Musical: Live on (3080) Broadway"

Press Contact: Nina Jacobson
Office: (212) 678-8950
Email: nijacobson@jtsa.edu

February 5, 2007, New York, NY

The community is invited to celebrate Purim at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3 at The Jewish Theological Seminary, 3080 Broadway (at 122nd St.), New York City. The full megillah reading will feature: "Purim The Musical: Live on (3080) Broadway!" and include a musical revue of Broadway show tunes led by students from the different schools at JTS.

The program was designed to reflect JTS's commitment to the synagogue as a space that engages its students and provides opportunities for creativity and leadership. The megillah will also be read at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 4 at the same location. Admission is free; photo ID required.

For further information, contact Rabbi Lisa Gelber at (212) 678-8814 or email.

Editors/Reporters: For further information please contact Sherry Kirschenbaum in the Department of Communications at (212) 678-8953 or email.

Founded in 1886 as a rabbinical school, The Jewish Theological Seminary today is the academic and spiritual center of Conservative Judaism worldwide, encompassing a world-class library and five schools. JTS trains tomorrow's religious, educational, academic and lay leaders for the Jewish community and beyond.

Visit the JTS website at www.jtsa.edu.