March 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 10 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, March 10, and it’s the Jewish holiday Purim, which is also known as the Festival of Lots. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. at the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. The council will be giving proclamations recognizing […]

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March 15, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

County Jewish Congregations Celebrate Purim

When rapper Ari Lesser steps up to the mic for his next performance, he won’t be singing the songs heard on the radio. He’ll instead be spreading the message of Purim, a Jewish holiday observed in commemoration of events described in the biblical book of Esther that takes place on March 15 and 16. A rap concert, […]

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