How my mother uses costumes at the Passover Seder to keep our family whole
Growing up, my family ignored Halloween because of its religious origins. Now, it fits right in with who I am.
Dressing like a Geisha? Nuh-uh. Wearing Brendan Frasier’s career? You’re good to go.
You’re welcome, adults
This Halloween, ‘have your child step into their Jewish heritage…[and] save the world the only way he knows how, by dressing as his favorite army man!’
Costumes, revelry, and satire weren’t always synonymous with the holiday
Embrace your laziness! Repurpose the crap you already have at home!
After years of my daughter begrudgingly agreeing to tulle and tiaras, a revolt
Dressing in costume for the holiday shouldn’t involve cultural appropriation
I’ve spent years trying to find a costume, from Kurt Cobain to my own cat, that reflects a hidden side of my personality
Why the common comparison sells the Jewish holiday short
Women’s Purim costumes have gotten skimpier and sexier. I tried to buck the trend, but it didn’t go well.
Dressing up is a crucial element of the Purim celebration—as well as a powerful piece of the Hunger Games trilogy of young-adult novels
Backlash over revealing Purim costumes
We’re commanded to be happy on Purim, and it turns out the acts required for proper observance—from donning costumes to celebrating with others—provide useful tricks for brightening moods year round
With Purim approaching and a costume in order, seeking sartorial inspiration from the Book of Esther, European paintings, Elizabeth Taylor, and several style gurus, one of whom recommends an edible hat
For an Orthodox preteen, Tonya Harding was a hero—and a Purim inspiration
Get your poorly kept beards ready