To Those Celebrating Purim

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mommytom - January 28

what are you dressing your baby up as? Any ideas?

 

luckysunshine - January 28

mommytom, I didn't start looking yet. I once saw an adorable little chick/duck costume. My ds will be around 9 months then. I need to start searching. What have you thought of/seen so far?

 

jenn95 - January 28

little babies are always cute as clowns, but the hats usually annoy them . my youngest is 2 now so she'll probably be a queen but my babies should be born by then but i don't think i'll dress them up , they'll only be a few weeks old!

 

mommytom - January 28

I dunno. im thinking of a disney character like mickey mouse or winnie the poo. for some reason everyone dresses their babies up as chicks where i live and i want something original

 

mandee25 - January 28

What is Purim?

 

BriannasMummy - January 28

I was thinkin the same thing mandee! ~Kristin~

 

aurorabunny - January 28

Sorry for b___ting in on the thread but just out of my curious---what is Purim?? Just me being nosey, as always. =)

 

Lisastar9 - January 28

Purim (Hebrew: פורים Pûrîm "lots", from Akkadian pūru) is a joyous Jewish holiday that commemorates the deliverance of all the Jews at the time who were living under the authority of the Persian Empire, resulting from the Babylonian captivity (after Persia had conquered Babylonia), from Haman's plot to exterminate them, as recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther. It is characterized by public recitation of the Book of Esther, giving mutual gifts of food and drink, giving charity to the poor, and a celebratory meal (Esther 9:22); other customs include drinking alcohol, wearing of masks and costumes, and public celebration. Purim is celebrated annually on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar. (In cities that were walled in the time of Joshua, including Jerusalem, Purim is celebrated on the 15th of the month, known as Shushan Purim). As with all Jewish holidays, Purim begins at sundown

 

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