Would you let your son wear a burka on Purim?
When teenagers decide they want to dress as ultra-Orthodox Jews or religious Muslims, we have to decide, is it terribly disrespectful, offensive or even racist to dress up in traditional garb that reflect deeply held religious beliefs?
For parents of young children in Israel, Purim is a labor-intensive holiday. There are costumes and accessories to be prepared - whether purchased or sewn and glued at home. There are hamantaschen to be baked, Purim baskets to be assembled, parades to attend, parties to go to. I’ve