Posts tagged "Purim"

The War On Purim

The War On Purim
  One more Purim item. On The Daily Show last night, Jon Stewart reported on a poor costume decision made by one Jewish politician and followed up with a blockbuster story about the latest attack on religion in America.   First, NY State Assemblyman Dov Hikind tries to apologize for his racist Purim costume …... Read more »

The Book Of Purim (A Parody)

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Yesterday I posted about Purim and although I included a summary of the story, I neglected to mention that one of the fun traditions of the holiday is to do parodies.  Sometimes it’s fake news stories like you might find in The Onion.  But mostly it’s Purim Shpiels … overlaying the Purim story on some... Read more »

Food Fight: Latkes vs. Hamentashen

Food Fight: Latkes vs. Hamentashen
The Jewish holiday of Purim starts Saturday at sundown.  It is a joyous holiday, one of the many times that G-d saved the Jewish people from annihilation.  And it falls in the middle of the month of Adar, considered the most joyous month in the Jewish calendar. In case you don’t know it, here’s a... Read more »
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