Posts Tagged "purim"

Phenomenal Purim Seudah

Wow. Just. Wow. We went to G6’s place for the Purim Seudah and were instantly enveloped in warm fuzzies. We were greeted as if we were old friends and were made so welcome. That is…

Non Scientific Purim Poll

It’s the time of year when everyone is thinking about Purim Mishloach Manot baskets, some people have a theme, some match their theme to their costume – it can get very detailed. I have written…

Sad sight

When we were at our hosts’ house for the Purim Seudah (festive meal) last night we looked out of the window every time we heard loud singing. It is a religious neighbourhood, so we did…

Teens and Purim Drinking

Purim is just over two weeks away and while the kids are all busy planning costumes and mishloach manot themes, the issue of alcohol consumption must be addressed with the older ones. My two oldest…

Purim Costumes

The boys want to dress up all together this year. When they told me that it made me feel warm and fuzzy inside. They love each other that much that they want to do something…

Loss of Innocence

This morning we had an interesting discussion in the twitterverse. My JewCrew and I had been discussing many theological issues since last night, including whether Halacha (Jewish Law) evolves or not. One of my tweeps…

Purim

Purim was our first Jewish Holiday as man and wife – and what a fun one to start off with. Now, the KoD is more conservative than I am, so donning an Elvis costume was…

Purim Insanity

I don’t subscribe to the insanity that Purim has become these days, with themes for mishloach manot etc. I am not a scrooge, I just don’t see the need for bankrupting oneself over one holiday….