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        2/22/2012, Shevat 29, 5772

      Purim Gift Packaging for IDF Soldiers in Jerusalem


      The International Young Israel Movement - Israel Division will be holding a mishloach manot packing event Israel Defense Force soldiersn in Jerusalem for the holiday of Purim. Mishloach manot are gift packages of food traditionally given to friends and neighbors on the Purim holiday. A competition for best packer will be held. The first team of volunteers to pack 99 mishloach manot packages will receive a prize.

      The event will be held the evening of Sunday February 26th at Heichal Shlomo in Jerusalem. The packages will be distributed to Israeli Defense Forces bases in time for Purim. The Zionist Organization of America will help distribute the packages as well. For more information visit www.iyim.org.il.