Jews from the former Soviet Union celebrated Purim in the Army, in Seattle, WA.
Rabbi Elazar Bogomilsky read the Megilah. Rivka and Shimona Rapoport ran all the kids through Tzivos Hashem ‘boot camp,’ shooting range and an obstacle course. All kids were signed up for Tzivos Hashem and marched with US and Tzivos Hashem Colors.
Yechezkel Rapoport, Russian Programs coordinator for Chabad of Seattle, talked about the connection between Mesirus Nefesh of Jews in the days of Purim and service in the Army and the need of Mesirus Nefesh for Jewish Education.