Mayor Sarno states, “I want to thank Rabbi Noach Kosofsky for continuing this wonderful tradition by stopping by to share the Purim celebrations. Our Jewish community is a loving and respectful community and the City of Springfield proudly stands with them during these celebrations.”
Mayor Sarno Celebrates Purim with Rabbi Noach Kosofsky
Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed Rabbi Noach Kosofsky to celebrate Purim. Purim celebrates the rescue of all Jews in the Persian Empire as recorded in the biblical book of Esther. As part of the celebrations, it is customary to celebrate by eating hamantash.