Organizations Once Again Remind Community To Be Sensitive With Purim Costumes

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  1. “hamas”/hostage themed costumes must be added to the list this year.
    Hopefully this is understood and clear to all without this message, but just in case….

  2. Our Chevra was going to dress as Nazis & burn Jewish authored books but we were told that some people might find that offensive. So instead we are dressing as Chasidim & will burn secular education textbooks.

  3. Lets point out that kkk were anti-jewish as well, and lynching has been happening, tragically for many millennia. No one has a “monopoly” on being lynched, sorry if that offends anyone.

  4. Since the discussion has been started, please add that masks should be used with caution. They can be very gruesome and alarming to both children and adults. Unfortunately, you cannot know who is lurking behind tge masks and I that is also a substantial safety concern.

  5. Theodosius’s first law as emperor (codex Theodosius, 408 CE): “Let the governors of the provinces prohibit the Jews from setting afire the effigy of Haman…”

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