Posts Tagged ‘ haman ’

The Old English Drinking Song About Haman and Esther

March 5, 2015
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The Old English Drinking Song About Haman and Esther

For generations Jewish children have sung a classic ditty for the holiday of Purim called “Once There was a Wicked, Wicked Man and Haman Was His Name-o.” The chorus, as you may know from your own Purim festivities, goes “For today we’ll merry, merry be (x3) and nosh some hamantaschen.” Some research reveals that this classic Purim jingle full…

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Burning Haman in the Streets of Provence

March 4, 2015
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Burning Haman in the Streets of Provence

  Why can’t the world just let the Jews have their fun? It’s Purim, it’s…

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Mushkie Goes to Kathmandu

September 11, 2012
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mushkie

A pretty, bewigged girl in a long-sleeve button-down shirt could hardly look more out of place wandering…

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The Whole Megillah

March 11, 2011
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The whole megillah

On Purim, it’s traditional to read Megillat Esther, the Scroll…

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