Purim mask – a mask is a symbol of “hidden.” Purim mishloach manot made out of decorated oatmeal containers with Purim wrapping paper, colored hamantaschen and Esther pointing at Haman illustration.
I started this sketch of Esther pointing out Haman to Ahashverosh of Persia way back in December. It is based on an old painting – if you want, you can look it up. I liked the idea of the boldness of Esther. Is she someone to emulate? Can we find evil and point it out? […]
My son went to Poland. I told him I wanted him to take lots of photos. At first, he gave me the usual response about others taking photos or you can look them up on the internet. But in the end, he did take the photos, and I think his choice of subjects were telling. […]
Mr. Ashir gets super angry when Bar Kamtza shows up at his party. Learn more of the Bar Kamtza story. See photos and action.
Photo of my maternal grandfather in Japanese costume in Yokohama, Japan is shown. On 10th of Tevet – Assarah b’Tevet- it is a fitting day to remember relatives from Mariampole who died in Holocaust. My grandfather and his family were from Mariampole, Lithuania.
Are you enjoying Rosh Hashana? Or do you find it prayers and seriousness? Learn about simanim. Add pomegranate, apple, honey, carrots, dates, head of fish to your Rosh Hashana table. Also, a short discussion about blogs and blog carnivals – will they survive?