Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 8:00 PM - Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 5:00 AM (EST)
New Orleans, LA
Join us for a “PuriMarigny” - An Arabian Nights Theme Party
The traditional Jewish holiday of Purim will be celebrated trendily and openly for the first time as a fundraising event for Maccabi World Union's ‘Adopt an Athlete’ Program, which enables young Jewish athletes from lost communities to participate in the 19th Maccabiah Games this summer in Israel.
Arabian Nights Theme- Costumes are encouraged.
Open Bar from 8-Midnight, cash bar till 5AM. Arabian Tapas will be served.
Costume competition, belly dancers shows, live brass band early in the evening and live DJs, Hookahs, Hamman Shots for Esther Lechaim at midnight.
Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 a week before, and $40 at the door. Simple donations are more than welcomed.
When & Where
MACCABI YOUNG LEADERSHIP NEW ORLEANS
Established in 1895, Maccabi World Union is the largest Jewish Sports movement in the world, with 450,000 members in 65 countries on 6 continents. Maccabi’s activities leverage sports as a means of creating Jewish and Israel related educational opportunities. Among Maccabi’s activities are Israel programs, holiday food parcel programs for Israeli’s poorest families, a youth scouting movement that works to support underprivileged and immigrant children, sports rehabilitation for victims of terror, Jewish programming for distressed communities worldwide, and a special "Maccabi Challenge" intensive Israel experience for Jewish youth with physical and developmental disabilities.
The purpose of the Maccabi World Union Young Leadership initiative is to raise funds for and increase the visibility of Maccabi's global initiatives. Members of our Young Leadership are exceptionally talented young professionals that have a passion for Israel, and for the mission of the Maccabi movement.