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Photos by Alexa Burnell/22nd Century Media Wilmette’s Chelsea Galantowicz, dressed as Hermione Granger from “Harry Potter,” plays games at a Purim celebration on Sunday, March 12, at Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah in Wilmette.
The underwater theme for Purim 2017 kept kids entertained with some of their favorite famous underwater characters.
Alexa Burnell, Freelance Reporter
9:04 am CDT March 16, 2017
Families gathered at Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah on Sunday, March 12, to celebrate Purim, a holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, who was planning to kill all the Jews, according to the Book of Esther.