A Night at the Museum

Purim Celebration for the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
786-972-3180 for Tickets and Info

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU knows you will want to be included in this exciting evening celebrating the partnership between the Museum and FIU, while sharing in a wonderful Jewish tradition.

Celebrating the triumph of good over evil, and the survival of the Jewish people in the face of destruction, A Night at the Museum – A Purim Celebration of Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU is an evening of fine food, fun and entertainment. The story of Queen Esther and her Uncle Mordecai’s saving the Jews of Shushan, Persia is still celebrated around the world. This tradition began in Florida in the 1880s when Purim Balls were the social event of the season in Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Pensacola and Key West. The Jewish Museum of Florida carries on this annual tradition through a festive gala that brings Florida Jewish history to life. The gala begins at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception.

Sponsorship opportunities are available at the Gold Benefactor, Silver Patron and Bronze Underwriter levels. Tickets are limited. For sponsorship information and reservations, please call 786-972-3180 or email director@jewishmuseum.com. Visit www.jewishmuseum.com for more information.

About Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU is the only Museum dedicated to telling the story of 250 years of Florida Jewish heritage, arts and culture. The Museum is housed in two adjacent lovingly restored historic buildings, at 301 Washington Avenue on South Beach, that were once synagogues for Miami Beach’s first Jewish congregation. The Museum’s focal point is its core exhibit, MOSAIC: Jewish Life in Florida, 1763 to Present and its temporary history and art exhibits that change periodically. A Collections and Research Center, several films, Timeline Wall of Jewish history, Museum Store filled with unique items and Bessie’s Bistro complete the experience for visitors of all ages and backgrounds. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Museum is open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Mondays, civil and Jewish holidays. Admission: Adults $6; Seniors $5; Families $12; Members and children under 6 Always Free; Saturdays Free. For more information: 305-672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.

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