Posts Tagged ‘ purim ’

Quirky, Gorgeous Pics of London Kids in Purim Costumes

March 23, 2016
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Quirky, Gorgeous Pics of London Kids in Purim Costumes

Ever wish you could just stare at kids in Purim costumes without looking away? Thanks to French photographer Estelle Hanania, now you can. In her gorgeous photography book Happy Purim (Shelter Press), she selects her favorite shots from the Purims she spent wandering the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Stamford Hill in…

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Tel Aviv’s 1933 Purim Parade Starred This Controversial Hitler Float

March 22, 2016
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Tel Aviv's 1933 Purim Parade Starred This Hitler Float

March 1933, Tel Aviv. While Zionist leaders debated how to protest Hitler’s rise to power…

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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…

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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…

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The Jewish Mardi Gras

March 13, 2014
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The Jewish Mardi Gras

What is it about the depth of winter…

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Shop Purim! Costumes & Kitsch.

March 7, 2014
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Happy Purim, Jewniverse! We’ve collected some of the…

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Ad D’lo Yada Between This Way, That Way, Or That

February 22, 2013
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You may be familiar with ad d’lo yada, the…

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Purim and Yom Kippur

September 25, 2012
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In the World to Come, says the Zohar, the Jewish…

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The King’s Wand

March 7, 2012
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One of the Talmud‘s oddest discussions has to be the…

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Kill Me Twice, Shame on Me

March 5, 2012
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Kenny McCormickphoto courtesy: Comedy Central

One of the more famous Jewish customs surrounding…

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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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Purim with Puppets

March 7, 2011
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Purim celebrations are inherently wacky. We wear masks. We party…

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