European Jewish Association

ECJS Purim on the Rocks 2020

Prague, Czech Republic

06/03/20 0:00 - 10/03/20 0:00

For 2020, the Purim event that was c-hosted by the EJA and the ECJS began with a tour of historic Prague, including the famous Charles Bridge and Prague castle neighborhood. Participants then enjoyed a relaxing Shabbat in this classical city. On Sunday, the group got to prepare for Purim appropriately, with a visit to the nearby city of Pilsen, to enjoy a beer tasting experience before also visiting the Pilsen Synagogues. This was then followed by a fun Purim themed party night . On Monday, everyone got to explore Prague’s vast Jewish heritage including visiting the numerous Synagogues and seeing the grave of the famous Maharal of Prague – before hearing the Purim Megillah and enjoying large Purim feasts to celebrate this fun festival. The event then ended on Tuesday with another Megillah reading and tasty late Purim Brunch Seudah.