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Purim event shows value of having fun

Annual carnival celebrates Jewish holiday

The Purim Carnival at Gavin Park in Wilton
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
The Purim Carnival at Gavin Park in Wilton
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A rabbi with a bright purple beard surveyed the rowdy crowd of kids scampering around Gavin Park’s gym Sunday and smiled. On an ordinary day, Rabbi Jonathan Rubenstein’s bushy facial hair is a snowy gray, but this was a special occasion — the Fourth Annual Purim Carnival, sponsored by The Jewish Federation in conjunction with Temple Sinai in Saratoga Springs. The event was held in honor of Purim, a holiday commemorating the deliverance of Jews ...

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