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Purim 2021

Purim in a pandemic: Having fun while staying safe

There are some fun ways to celebrate Purim, even at home!

By NERIA BARR
18/02/2021

Dressing up for Purim: The origins and modern custom

It appears that wherever Jews have settled over the centuries we have had to adapt ourselves in a chameleon-like way to survive discrimination and persecution.

By ROBERT HERSOWITZ
10/02/2021
Garbage collection is under control for the year.

People are glamming up for mundane activities to brighten up lockdown

A trend of wearing costume to take out the trash has seen people wear wedding dresses, superhero costumes and lobster costumes.

19/04/2020
Haredi family, New York City.

Ukrainian shop pulls costumes of Orthodox Jews in sidecurls

The costumes, featuring fake sidecurls, or payes, and jewelry, were pulled offline Monday by the Assol atelier in Lviv.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
04/02/2020
Captain America

Marvel asks NYC councilman to stop dressing as Captain America

Ben Kallos, a New York City councilman who is running for Manhattan Borough president in 2021, wears a Captain America costume on the stump and uses the images in his literature.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
22/11/2019

Netta Barzilai or a unicorn? Google predicts Purim trends

Search engine results indicate plenty of Fortnite-inspired costumes this year. .

13/03/2019
Purim Costume Project (Barkai Center)

Barkai Center collecting Purim costumes for families in need

“All of Israel is responsible for each other and it is important that on Purim everyone celebrates as one united community,” said Ronel Elkaim, CEO of the Barkai Center.

Israelis Sasi Levi (L) and Guy Shmuel (R) dressed up for Purim, February 2018.

In pictures: Israelis hit the streets in style for Purim

Israelis took to the streets for dozens of Purim parties across the country.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
02/03/2018
The 'Adloyada' parade in the city of Holon.

IN PICTURES: Israel celebrates Purim with 'Adloyada' parades

What did you dress up as?

By JPOST.COM STAFF
01/03/2018
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