2017-03-16 / Faith

SYNAGOGUE SAYS: MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU


Courtesy of Murray November Courtesy of Murray November A NEW HOPE—The Purim Spielers acting troupe of Congregation Or Ami in Calabasas, shown above, tells the story of the Jewish holiday of Purim, recast as an epic Star Wars-style battle in a recent performance at the temple. Rewritten by Cantor Doug Cotler and Steve Greenberg, “Star Wars: The Hamantashen Awakens,” tells the story of the evil megalomaniac Haman, who sets out to destroy the Jewish people, only to be stopped by Queen Esther and Mordecai.

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