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Masquerade, Community Take Center Stage During Jewish Holiday Of Purim

It was all about masquerade and community this weekend as the lively Jewish holiday of Purim got underway.

03/16/2014

Dov Hikind

Assemblyman Dov Hikind Apologizes After Attending His Purim Party In Blackface

Veteran New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) apologized Monday afternoon to anyone who may have been offended by his decision to show up to a Purim party dressed as a basketball player, with blackface makeup and Afro wig.

02/25/2013

Purim celebration

Valuable Lessons Learned During Purim Celebration On Upper West Side

Don’t be surprised if you see lots of kids wearing colorful costumes. Jews across the world are celebrating Purim; a joyous holiday that teaches lessons about courage and pride in your identity.

03/08/2012